Nobody Talks About UKIP These Days
Despite all predictions, the Lib Dems increased the number of MP’s it has, still has a massive presence at local government level and now, more members than the conservative party.
On the other hand, UKIP has no presence in Westminster, lost most of their Councillors and recently elected yet another leader, who most people would be hard-pressed to name.
Things have got so bad that in what was UKIP heartland, Clacton, a proposed Nigel Farage appearance has sold only 179 tickets, rather less than an Elvis Impersonator due to appear the following week.
Part of the reason UKIP has gone is that they have been assimilated into the Tory party, influencing them towards their chosen “hard Brexit”.
One aspect of Brexit is that it is pretty much likely to break up the United Kingdom.
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I must admit to a slight sinking feeling whenever the thick file of papers known as the Agenda and reports for the next District Council planning committee fall on my doormat.
The District Council formally decided to adopt new powers that will enable them to levy fines at the registered owners of vehicles, if any litter is thrown out, whether by the driver or a passenger.