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Cllr David Callahan Elected As Branch Chair

27 April 2017   At UKIP Folkestone & Hythe AGM, held on 1st April 2017 at Chichester Hall, Sandgate, Cllr David Callahan was elected as the new Branch chair, replacing Cllr Frank McKenna, who stepped from the position for health reasons. David briefly addressed the members, thanking them for their support and accepting the position which he regarded as an honour. He paid tribute to the work of his predecesso .....continue reading

Marsh Academy Over-Subscribed For First Time Sends Alarm Bells Ringing For Councillor Susie Govett

27 March 2017   The Marsh Academy will be over-subscribed this September for the first time ever, sparking fears over a lack of school places. Cllr Susie Govett, who represents New Romney on Shepway District Council, said parents were becoming “increasingly concerned” with the lack of secondary school places for those living on Romney Marsh. Cllr Govett (Ukip) met with Marsh Academy head Shaun Sim .....continue reading

Add Your Name To The Petition To Make Votes Matter And Help US Win Real Democracy In This Country.

07 March 2017   Add your name to the petition to make votes matter and help us win real democracy in this country. On June 23rd the British people had a vote that counted, and counted equally towards the historic decision to Leave the EU. With every citizen truly empowered to decide their nation’s future, over 33 million turned out in the largest act of democracy in British history. But our General Electi .....continue reading

Jean-Claude Juncker "doubts EU Will Remain United During Brexit Talks", As He Says He Will Not Seek Second Term

12 February 2017   European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said he fears Britain will divide the European Union's 27 remaining members by making different promises to each country during its Brexit negotiations. "The other EU 27 don't know it yet, but the Brits know very well how they can tackle this," Juncker told Deutschlandfunk radio. "They could promise country A this, country B that and country C som .....continue reading

Secret Diary Of Nigel Farage

27 December 2016   The former Ukip leader was speaking to Nick Ferrari in an LBC Special entitled "The Secret Diary of Nigel Farage",  broadcasted on Boxing Day, 2016 at 1pm. To watch the interviews, recorded in late December 2016 at the Boisdale in Victoria, London click below: .....continue reading

Opstack Update; The New Transport Secretary Chris Grayling Responds To Cllr Mary Lawes

23 October 2016       Our ref: TO 171864 Your ref: Cllr Mary Lawes 07505882169  Manish SomrahAssistant Project Manager2nd FloorBridge HouseWalnut Tree CloseGuildford GU1 4LZ   17 October 2016 Dear Cllr Mary Lawes   Thank you for your letter to Chris Grayling MP on the 3rd August 2016 regarding the pro .....continue reading

French President Commits That The Jungle At Calais Is To Be Closed By The End Of The Year.

27 September 2016   The UKIP Shepway District Councillors Group welcomes the announcement by the French President that the jungle at Calais is to be closed by the end of the year. He has stated that the occupants will be relocated to smaller, regional, government funded camps with the provision of habital accomondation including sanitation that fully respects humanitarian  needs. This is a very much needed ste .....continue reading

Shepways Only Elected Labour Councillor Joins The Tory Party

27 September 2016   The SDC UKIP Group notes the resignation of Cllr Claire Jeffrey from the Labour Party and her decision to join the controlling Conservative Group. We wish her well in the future and look forward to her contributions in the chamber. However, we feel the more appropriate action would have been to stand down and seek re-election under her new tory colours. The electors of East Folkestone must feel .....continue reading

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