UKIP Needs an Ideology. Otherwise, Why Should we Bother? Staff
Posted: Jun 05, 2014 9:54 AM

Today is the Newark by-election and however well UKIP and its candidate Roger Helmer do in their attempts to overturn the Conservatives' vast majority, one thing is clear: UKIP are now well past the stage when they can be dismissed as a bunch of maverick outsiders. Why else would the Conservatives have dispatched one in three of their MPs to canvas in one of their safest seats? Because they're genuinely nervous of the UKIP threat, is why.