UKIP in the Fens

Mitch Mitchell looks at the impact of UKIP where he lives in Cambridgeshire, and how the party combines racist anti-immigrant appeal with a more populist edge:

Farage can get away with this partly because the British press is so keen on pandering to and stoking up public fears about migrants. It also helps that there is some justification for the feeling that the EU is a problem. It is, after all, a bosses’ club and it’s no coincidence that the most vocal in support for EU membership comes from the CBI.

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