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New UKIP Leader

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Anniebach Mon 28-Nov-16 12:37:16

Just listened to his speech, he is targeting working class labour voters , no interest in Libs or Tories

whitewave Mon 28-Nov-16 15:03:46

Sounded like Trump

Anniebach Mon 28-Nov-16 15:13:14

And Trump won

Jalima Mon 28-Nov-16 15:23:28

I had to look it up anniebach!

Ana Mon 28-Nov-16 15:25:39

He's only 39! He looks much older to me...

Jalima Mon 28-Nov-16 15:29:22

Well, I was going to post that too but thought it could be an ageist remark (but the other way round!).

For those who missed the news (like me) anniebach is referring to Paul Nuttall who has been overwhelmingly elected as the new leader of UKIP with 62.6% of the votes cast.

daphnedill Mon 28-Nov-16 15:38:33

He's an ex-Tory Scouser (brave man ~lol~) and a bully, but he has a certain 'man of the people' appeal. Apparently he survived Hillsborough. It will be interesting to see how Liverpool responds. Historically, it's pro-Remain (or at least the City centre is) and very anti-Right wing populist.

Labour need to play a clever game here - I hope they're up to it!

Jalima Mon 28-Nov-16 15:49:32

It could be interesting daphnedill with Derek Hatton back in the Labour party.

daphnedill Mon 28-Nov-16 16:29:48

Has he been accepted? I must have missed that.

I don't honestly think he has any credibility now. I think most people must know he became a full-blown capitalist (and not a very good one grin).

Lazigirl Mon 28-Nov-16 16:35:52

Didn't he praise more NHS privatisation? Nuttal that is. I didn't know D Hatton was back in LP. hmm

Anniebach Mon 28-Nov-16 17:12:02

Hatton back in will please the far left , Corbyn must think he us in heaven, after thirty years he is forming his own party , Red Labour Momentum, this is what one idiot claimed as his party when he put himself forward for selection to stand against Goldsmith

nancyma Mon 28-Nov-16 17:28:07

Does 'man of the people' mean that he will be on Tv 50% less and women won't have to watch him?

rosesarered Mon 28-Nov-16 18:39:35

If only

suzied Mon 28-Nov-16 19:24:36

What's the betting he's on question time / any questions ASAP.

Anniebach Mon 28-Nov-16 19:34:27

I feel depressed 😪

daphnedill Mon 28-Nov-16 19:42:01

Does anybody have a link to Hatton's rejoining? I couldn't find one.

durhamjen Mon 28-Nov-16 19:45:48

UKIP only has 39,000 members. The Women's Equality Party has 65,000.

Hasn't Nuttall been on QT before, suzie? He was rubbish. Couldn't answer a single question, just spouted UKIP policy.

Lazigirl Mon 28-Nov-16 19:47:11

I couldn't either daphnedill.

Jalima Mon 28-Nov-16 19:49:11

www.itv.com/news/granada/2015-05-27/derek-hatton-re-joins-labour-party-29-years-after-expulsion/

perhaps he lied shock and I gave out misinformation

Jalima Mon 28-Nov-16 19:51:39

labourlist.org/2015/05/has-militants-derek-hatton-really-been-allowed-back-in-the-labour-party/
did he forge it? shock

or did he fail the probationary period?

Sorry if I gave the wrong information

durhamjen Mon 28-Nov-16 20:28:05

www.hopenothate.org.uk/ukip/

Nuttall's definitely to the right of Trump.

Anniebach Mon 28-Nov-16 20:32:27

Well, Corbyn has worked hard to get him back in Jamila, if he isn't yet back he will be

Anniebach Mon 28-Nov-16 20:34:06

Just what is ? stereotypical working class

durhamjen Mon 28-Nov-16 20:36:29

Nuttall's ideas on the NHS.

www.facebook.com/labourparty/videos/10154015947617411/

We're to blame.

Deedaa Mon 28-Nov-16 21:40:47

I gather Nuttall is a climate change sceptic - just what we need ....NOT!