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Ukip voices concern of ordinary people

THE people of Canterbury, Whitstable, Herne Bay and the villages have spoken. They have chosen the Ukip in the European elections, beating the second placed Conservatives by over 3,000 votes in the Canterbury district area. In every area, Canterbury, Whitstable, Herne Bay and the villages, it appears the UK Independence Party may have come first. Rich or poor, employee or …

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‘Most extraordinary result seen in British politics for 100 years’

Ukip storms to victory in European elections UKIP has taken the lion’s share of the vote in the’tanterbury and Swale districts for the European elections. Polls closed on Thursday evening and the count for Canterbury took place at the Kings Hall in Herne Bay on Sunday. Nigel Farage’s party, which already has two members on Canterbury City Council and 17 …

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The important thing is to cast your vote

THE European Elections are taking place on Thursday. Vote. These elections, which happen every five years, give every European citizen a chance to have a say on how the EU is run. In the next five years your MEPs will be debating and voting on laws which will have a serious impact on our lives. Though, of course, I want …

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Tackling overpayments to staff is a robust policy

Off the Record Behind the scenes at County Hall with political editor Paul Francis, Regional Press Awards UK’s weekly newspaper journalist of the year • Kent County Council has a bit of form on the issue of overpaying staff but is it finally getting to grips with it? Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act show that last year …

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