Clacton, the constituency formerly represented by Ukip's Douglas Carswell has fallen to the Conservatives, with Ukip finishing third behind the Labour party.
Ukip collected just 3,357 votes, with.. City A.M.
The South East of England can fairly be described as a Conservative party stronghold. In 2015 the Tories wiped out most of the Liberal Democrats’ toe holds and saw off the challenge of the United.. City A.M.
Ukip leader Paul Nuttall says he is "not surprised" Douglas Carswell chose to leave the party, while Mr Carswell insists no by-election is needed in Clacton-on-Sea as he has not moved parties. Source: PA - Press Association STUDIO -
The UK Independence Party has lost its only MP.
Douglas Carswell has announced he is leaving the party.
The 46-year-old defected to UKIP in August 2014 from the Conservative Party.
The British.. Source: euronews (in English) -
Ukip backer Arron Banks has formally ended his bid to be elected as an MP, less than a week after first confirming he would stand.
Banks was hoping to dethrone former Ukip MP Douglas Carswell, and.. City A.M.
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Former Ukip MP Douglas Carswell has ruled out running for re-election in the upcoming June vote.
Carswell was voted in as a Ukip MP in 2015, but quit the party last month, claiming that the party.. City A.M.