Are you paying attention, UKIP supporters? Most of you are Left-wing, but you are supporting a party that HATES left-wingers! You are turkeys voting for Christmas! Have a think about it.

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NigelFarage

UKIP is an anomaly, in that most of its grass-roots supporters are left-wing – almost as left as Labour party supporters – while its policies are extreme Right-wing Neoliberal. Jess pointed out that Mark Littlewood, the director of the Neoliberal think tank, the Institute of Economic Affairs, addressed this year’s UKIP party conference, according to the anti-Fascist magazine, Searchlight. Littlewood was particularly concerned at the scale of state spending, which he strongly urged should be cut.

“Mark Littlewood, director general of the free-market think-tank the Institute of Economic Affairs, complained that welfare including pensions in the UK would cost £220 billion in 2014. “We are in an overtaxing, overspending, over regulating state,” he said.
“UKIP goes for victory in 2014:”

The Searchlight article is at http://www.searchlightmagazine.com/archive/ukip-goes-for-victory-in-2014.

As with many such think tanks, it’s been claimed that the IEA are somehow not political as they are at least formally independent…

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