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Ukip should enjoy the good times

Ukip's success is a game-changer—but not in the way the party hopes

By John McCormick  

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Ukip supporters should make the most of their delight at the party’s showing in English local elections, because it is unlikely that the future will hold much good news for them. Consider how many times we have been here before: against the background of an unpopular national government, voters express their discontent by supporting alternative parties or candidates in local elections, only to return to the…

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