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What was the practical effect of voter suppression in the UK's 2019 EU parliament elections?

There are reports of widespread voter suppression of both non-UK EU-citizens and UK citizens living outside the UK in the 2019 EU Parliament elections, which they are entitled to participate in. ...
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What explains the huge difference between UKIP's high-watermark in EU vs UK elections?

On one hand, UKIP came 1st among British parties in the 2014 MEP election with 24 seats, representing 32.9% of British seats. They even came first in the popular vote in that contest with 26.6% of ...
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Has Nigel Farage made a statement regarding his MEP pension?

Here's a cartoon depicting a fictional interview with MEP Nigel Farage. Interviewer: "Today on Brexit Talk I'm joined by Nigel Farage to discuss the Brexit Bill. Nigel, how much should we pay?" ...
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Is UKIP's posture based fundamentally on a conspiracy theory, and if so how does it work?

Nigel Farage has frequently asserted that Britain is governed by an elitist coterie which crosses all major parties - that to vote for one is tantamount to voting for any of them. He has referred to ...
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What is the role of “Unite the Union” in UK politics?

I am trying to understand what is the meaning and place of "Unite the Union" in the UK. I've seen few times in the press that it is a major donor to the Labour party. Could it be possible that Unite ...