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Nick Clegg – An Anonymous Leader

by Urban Echo reporter His rise to power was momentous but his fall would be inconsequential because he himself is responsible for his doom. Those who are waiting in the wings to replace him include the front runner Tim Farron while the potential rivals like Vince Cable (Business Secretary), Norman Lamb (Care Minister) and Ed Davey (Energy Secretary) are less likely to win. Nick Clegg, the 48 year old descendant of Russia’s old Tsarist nobility, had a very good schooling before joining Cambridge University in 1986. After graduation he was…

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UKIP Bradford highlights concerns of Labour election spending

Bradford – Hope Not Hate (HnH), the trade union backed campaign group that often gets facts wrong, have announced that they will again be targeting UKIP in Bradford in forthcoming general and local elections on 7th May. As a ‘registered non-party campaigner’ HnH are entitled to print and distribute their literature but should ensure they contain facts and not attempt to mislead the public. However UKIP is concerned that Labour councillors, candidates and their associates, being the main distributors and organisers of HnH leaflets in Bradford are using this trade…

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Exclusive to Urban Echo – Bradford West Labour candidate Naz Shah reveals all

Dreams of my mother & dreams for my daughter. Last week I was selected to stand as the Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Bradford West, where I was born and raised, and where I live and am raising my own family. In my first press interview, the reporter asked me what brought me into politics and referred to my own life story. Later on that evening on the journey back from London, my friend asked me how I felt. I responded I would know once I was in my mother’s arms….

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David Ward urges support for National Voter Registration Day 2015 to get young Bradfordians registered and voting

Bradford MP, David Ward is urging the Government and MP’s from across the political spectrum to help promote National Voter Registration Day 2015 on February 5, in the hope to encourage more young people in Bradford and across the country to get registered and voting. David Ward has submitted an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons, in conjunction with the All Party Parliamentary Group on Voter Registration, calling on the Government and MP’s from all Political Parties to help promote and support National Voter Registration Day (NVRD) 2015 on…

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UKIP: Yesterday a Fringe Group, Today a Political Force

By Mohammad Nazir Tabassum As time keeps changing, so do the popularity of politicians and political parties. Change is an undeniable fact. That is why it is said that nothing is immutable in this world. Everything is subject to change. The important aspect of it is that one must re-orientate one’s future action plans according to the changed circumstances. The UK Independence Party (UKIP) that stands for keeping UK away from the European Union, immigration related issues and non-intervention in Syria, gained its first elected MP with Douglas Carswell in…

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