No more seat for Sussex Tory MP?

The Argus: Crawley MP Henry Smith, under threat from UKIP Crawley MP Henry Smith, under threat from UKIP

A Sussex MP has been named among dozens of Conservative politicians who could lose their seat at the next election because of rising support for UKIP.

According to analysis by a leading pollster in a national newspaper, Crawley MP Henry Smith, pictured, has been identified as one of 41 Tory MPs who would lose their seat to a Labour rival in the next election as traditional Conservative voters turn to UKIP.

The Crawley constituency had been a Tory seat since its creation in 1983 until 1997, when Labour’s Laura Moffatt won, but it was won back by Mr Smith at the last election.

Half of the voters polled in the study also said they would like to see South East MEP and UKIP party leader Nigel Farage win a seat in the Commons at the next election.

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2:56pm Tue 8 Jan 13

Fercri Sakes says...

I think Tory MPs have more to fear from their awful handling of the economy and the privatisation of the NHS.
I think Tory MPs have more to fear from their awful handling of the economy and the privatisation of the NHS. Fercri Sakes

3:05pm Tue 8 Jan 13

RickH says...

Aaaah - UKIP; the BNP with a smiley face!
Aaaah - UKIP; the BNP with a smiley face! RickH

3:47pm Tue 8 Jan 13

lordenglandofsussex says...

RickH wrote:
Aaaah - UKIP; the BNP with a smiley face!
Labour - Communists/Marxists hiding behind a red rose.

Tories - Socialists hiding behind Eric Pickles.

Liberals - Irrelevant.

Greens - Communists/Marxists hiding behind Labour.


Support UKIP if you want a future for your children and grandchildren.
[quote][p][bold]RickH[/bold] wrote: Aaaah - UKIP; the BNP with a smiley face![/p][/quote]Labour - Communists/Marxists hiding behind a red rose. Tories - Socialists hiding behind Eric Pickles. Liberals - Irrelevant. Greens - Communists/Marxists hiding behind Labour. Support UKIP if you want a future for your children and grandchildren. lordenglandofsussex

4:40pm Tue 8 Jan 13

Spanners says...

lordenglandofsussex wrote:
RickH wrote: Aaaah - UKIP; the BNP with a smiley face!
Labour - Communists/Marxists hiding behind a red rose. Tories - Socialists hiding behind Eric Pickles. Liberals - Irrelevant. Greens - Communists/Marxists hiding behind Labour. Support UKIP if you want a future for your children and grandchildren.
unless, of course, you want a prosperous future for them. In which case best leave UKIP in the bin with any other blinkered, protectionist folk who utterly fail to undertand the concept of a relativley tightly integrated global economy which, like it or lump, is the world in which we live. UKIPs economic policies would have devastating effects. You cannot unravel linked ecomonies with a few sweeping policies
[quote][p][bold]lordenglandofsussex[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]RickH[/bold] wrote: Aaaah - UKIP; the BNP with a smiley face![/p][/quote]Labour - Communists/Marxists hiding behind a red rose. Tories - Socialists hiding behind Eric Pickles. Liberals - Irrelevant. Greens - Communists/Marxists hiding behind Labour. Support UKIP if you want a future for your children and grandchildren.[/p][/quote]unless, of course, you want a prosperous future for them. In which case best leave UKIP in the bin with any other blinkered, protectionist folk who utterly fail to undertand the concept of a relativley tightly integrated global economy which, like it or lump, is the world in which we live. UKIPs economic policies would have devastating effects. You cannot unravel linked ecomonies with a few sweeping policies Spanners

5:38pm Tue 8 Jan 13

Sussex jim says...

Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP?
There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote.
Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP? There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote. Sussex jim

5:56pm Tue 8 Jan 13

Fercri Sakes says...

Sussex jim wrote:
Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP?
There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote.
I disagree. The two (three) main parties are just filled with career politicians these days and implement pretty much the same laws as each other.

It's time people voted for a different party else we'll never have change.*

*Not saying which party, mind. Make your own choice.
[quote][p][bold]Sussex jim[/bold] wrote: Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP? There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote.[/p][/quote]I disagree. The two (three) main parties are just filled with career politicians these days and implement pretty much the same laws as each other. It's time people voted for a different party else we'll never have change.* *Not saying which party, mind. Make your own choice. Fercri Sakes

6:05pm Tue 8 Jan 13

lordenglandofsussex says...

Sussex jim wrote:
Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP?
There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote.
If anyone is fascist, why bother voting for the BNP when you can vote for any of the LibLabCon fascists?

Let's be honest, all we have seen over the past decade and a half is a Big Brother establishment. The Greens are no different.

So if you want Big Brother government then vote for:

Labour: The evil party.
Tories: The nasty party.
LibDems: The irrelevant party.

Vote for UKIP and help to rid the country of the EU, put criminals behind bars for longer where they belong, clamp down on immigration and above all, put the Great back in Britain.
[quote][p][bold]Sussex jim[/bold] wrote: Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP? There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote.[/p][/quote]If anyone is fascist, why bother voting for the BNP when you can vote for any of the LibLabCon fascists? Let's be honest, all we have seen over the past decade and a half is a Big Brother establishment. The Greens are no different. So if you want Big Brother government then vote for: Labour: The evil party. Tories: The nasty party. LibDems: The irrelevant party. Vote for UKIP and help to rid the country of the EU, put criminals behind bars for longer where they belong, clamp down on immigration and above all, put the Great back in Britain. lordenglandofsussex

6:14pm Tue 8 Jan 13

george smith says...

Sorry havent we learned any thing from voting for the greens, better the devil you know!
Sorry havent we learned any thing from voting for the greens, better the devil you know! george smith

12:36am Wed 9 Jan 13

funkyyoyo says...

lordenglandofsussex wrote:
Sussex jim wrote: Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP? There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote.
If anyone is fascist, why bother voting for the BNP when you can vote for any of the LibLabCon fascists? Let's be honest, all we have seen over the past decade and a half is a Big Brother establishment. The Greens are no different. So if you want Big Brother government then vote for: Labour: The evil party. Tories: The nasty party. LibDems: The irrelevant party. Vote for UKIP and help to rid the country of the EU, put criminals behind bars for longer where they belong, clamp down on immigration and above all, put the Great back in Britain.
here here!!! cant wait to tick the ukip box,and rid this country of the corrupt lying thieveing snakes they all are,however farrage,we will be watching you!!!!
[quote][p][bold]lordenglandofsussex[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sussex jim[/bold] wrote: Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP? There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote.[/p][/quote]If anyone is fascist, why bother voting for the BNP when you can vote for any of the LibLabCon fascists? Let's be honest, all we have seen over the past decade and a half is a Big Brother establishment. The Greens are no different. So if you want Big Brother government then vote for: Labour: The evil party. Tories: The nasty party. LibDems: The irrelevant party. Vote for UKIP and help to rid the country of the EU, put criminals behind bars for longer where they belong, clamp down on immigration and above all, put the Great back in Britain.[/p][/quote]here here!!! cant wait to tick the ukip box,and rid this country of the corrupt lying thieveing snakes they all are,however farrage,we will be watching you!!!! funkyyoyo

9:45am Wed 9 Jan 13

RickH says...

funkyyoyo wrote:
lordenglandofsussex wrote:
Sussex jim wrote: Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP? There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote.
If anyone is fascist, why bother voting for the BNP when you can vote for any of the LibLabCon fascists? Let's be honest, all we have seen over the past decade and a half is a Big Brother establishment. The Greens are no different. So if you want Big Brother government then vote for: Labour: The evil party. Tories: The nasty party. LibDems: The irrelevant party. Vote for UKIP and help to rid the country of the EU, put criminals behind bars for longer where they belong, clamp down on immigration and above all, put the Great back in Britain.
here here!!! cant wait to tick the ukip box,and rid this country of the corrupt lying thieveing snakes they all are,however farrage,we will be watching you!!!!
Would that be the same Nigel Farage who boasted of the £2M+ he's taken in expenses (see: http://www.guardian.
co.uk/politics/2009/
may/24/mps-expenses-
ukip-nigel-farage) and the same Nigel Farage who has failed to deliver on the following promise to publish his expenses (see: http://thepurplescor
pion.blogspot.co.uk/
2012/11/farage-fails
-on-sunday-politics.
html)

Would that UKIP be the same party that had a candidate that called for all unborn children with Downs Syndrome to be aborted (see: http://www.independe
nt.co.uk/news/uk/pol
itics/ukip-candidate
-suspended-after-cal
ling-for-compulsory-
abortion-of-downs-sy
ndrome-foetuses-and-
free-euthanasia-advi
ce-for-pensioners-84
24478.html) or the same UKIP being the only political party to have a ban on ex-BNP members joining but whose immigration policy is a simple cut'n'paste from the the BNP manifesto (see: http://www.huffingto
npost.co.uk/alex-mac
donald/ukip-a-modera
te-party_b_2316559.h
tml)?

Like I said, UKIP is simply the BNP with a smiley face ie a bunch of right-wing, xenophobic 'Little Englanders' who have never gotten over the loss of Empire and fail to understand the basic tenets of a globalised economy.

Don't be fooled by Farage's 'eccentricity' and bumbling ways - he and his views are one step short from a very dangerous and slippery slope!
[quote][p][bold]funkyyoyo[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]lordenglandofsussex[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Sussex jim[/bold] wrote: Apart from their stance on Europe, what else do UKIP offer? Apart from their immigration policy, why vote BNP? There are only two parties who can form a majority government, to give stability to the future. Vote left or right, but not for minorities who will split the vote.[/p][/quote]If anyone is fascist, why bother voting for the BNP when you can vote for any of the LibLabCon fascists? Let's be honest, all we have seen over the past decade and a half is a Big Brother establishment. The Greens are no different. So if you want Big Brother government then vote for: Labour: The evil party. Tories: The nasty party. LibDems: The irrelevant party. Vote for UKIP and help to rid the country of the EU, put criminals behind bars for longer where they belong, clamp down on immigration and above all, put the Great back in Britain.[/p][/quote]here here!!! cant wait to tick the ukip box,and rid this country of the corrupt lying thieveing snakes they all are,however farrage,we will be watching you!!!![/p][/quote]Would that be the same Nigel Farage who boasted of the £2M+ he's taken in expenses (see: http://www.guardian. co.uk/politics/2009/ may/24/mps-expenses- ukip-nigel-farage) and the same Nigel Farage who has failed to deliver on the following promise to publish his expenses (see: http://thepurplescor pion.blogspot.co.uk/ 2012/11/farage-fails -on-sunday-politics. html) Would that UKIP be the same party that had a candidate that called for all unborn children with Downs Syndrome to be aborted (see: http://www.independe nt.co.uk/news/uk/pol itics/ukip-candidate -suspended-after-cal ling-for-compulsory- abortion-of-downs-sy ndrome-foetuses-and- free-euthanasia-advi ce-for-pensioners-84 24478.html) or the same UKIP being the only political party to have a ban on ex-BNP members joining but whose immigration policy is a simple cut'n'paste from the the BNP manifesto (see: http://www.huffingto npost.co.uk/alex-mac donald/ukip-a-modera te-party_b_2316559.h tml)? Like I said, UKIP is simply the BNP with a smiley face ie a bunch of right-wing, xenophobic 'Little Englanders' who have never gotten over the loss of Empire and fail to understand the basic tenets of a globalised economy. Don't be fooled by Farage's 'eccentricity' and bumbling ways - he and his views are one step short from a very dangerous and slippery slope! RickH

11:17am Wed 9 Jan 13

Fercri Sakes says...

george smith wrote:
Sorry havent we learned any thing from voting for the greens, better the devil you know!
Yes, they're just as competent as all the other parties before them and they seem to put local people first. Therefore there's nothing to be afraid of by voting for any party outside the main three.
[quote][p][bold]george smith[/bold] wrote: Sorry havent we learned any thing from voting for the greens, better the devil you know![/p][/quote]Yes, they're just as competent as all the other parties before them and they seem to put local people first. Therefore there's nothing to be afraid of by voting for any party outside the main three. Fercri Sakes

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