THE GUARDIAN: Don’t bet on Arron Banks surviving Ukip’s latest soap opera plotline

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Release date: 15/3/2017

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The latest episode of the Ukip soap opera opened on Tuesday, as most of the party’s feuds now do, with shots fired on Twitter. Arron Banks, the party’s current millionaire bankroller, announced that his membership of the party had been suspended and promised “interesting times lie ahead”. This prompted speculation that he might found a new party, which he confirmed, describing the new project as “Ukip 2.0”.

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TitleDon’t bet on Arron Banks surviving Ukip’s latest soap opera plotline
Media name/outletThe Guardian
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date15/03/17
DescriptionThe latest episode of the Ukip soap opera opened on Tuesday, as most of the party’s feuds now do, with shots fired on Twitter. Arron Banks, the party’s current millionaire bankroller, announced that his membership of the party had been suspended and promised “interesting times lie ahead”. This prompted speculation that he might found a new party, which he confirmed, describing the new project as “Ukip 2.0”.
URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/mar/15/arron-banks-ukip-feuds-nigel-farage
PersonsRobert Ford