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UKIP’s manifesto is that of an irksome campaign group—not a serious political party

And even that may be beyond them

By Stephanie Boland  

With the polls predicting a vote share in the (low) single digits, UKIP must fight hard. Photo: PA

Where terror goes, surely UKIP will follow. Today’s manifesto, launched by party leader Paul Nuttall, came from the first party to begin political campaigning after the Manchester attack earlier this week.

If Nuttall hopes that the timing might help UKIP regain some much-needed support on polling day, however, he may find himself disappointed. There is little in the manifesto, for instance, that will comfort those worried that UKIP faces a potentially…

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