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[[File:UKIP logo.png|thumb|UKIP logo]]The '''UK Independence Party''' ('''UKIP''') is a right-wing eurosceptic political party, founded in 1993. Following the [[2015
[[File:UKIP logo.png|thumb|UKIP logo]]The '''UK Independence Party''' ('''UKIP''') is a right-wing eurosceptic political party, founded in 1993. Following the [[2015 ]] it had one MP, but several members of the European Parliament. Following the [[2017 general election]] it has no MPs.
Latest revision as of 16:38, 21 February 20182015 general election it had one MP, but several members of the European Parliament. Following the 2017 general election it has no MPs.
In November 2012 Winston McKenzie, the party's candidate for the Croydon North by-election, was severely criticised by the local party chairman Peter Staveley for making remarks viewed as homophobic.
- http://www.ukip.org/content/latest-news/2625-pm-picking-fight-over-samesex-marriage PM picking fight over same-sex marriage retrieved 28 April 2012
- http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/02/25/gay-ukip-mep-blames-the-eu-for-his-broken-toaster/ Nick Duffy, "Gay UKIP MEP blames the EU for his broken toaster", Pink News, 25 February 2016.
- http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2015/09/26/ukip-picks-gay-candidate-peter-whittle-to-run-for-mayor-of-london/ Nick Duffy, "Whittle to run for Mayor of London", Pink News, 26 September 2015.