Gareth Bennett Press Archive

August 2016

Outgoing AM pocketed £47,000 for standing down the day he was elected Police and Crime Commissioner Wales Online 

A row over Nathan Gill’s Mormon faith has erupted in Ukip Wales Online 

‘I want City Road to become a great, welcoming destination’ – bid launched to clean up one of Cardiff’s busiest streets Wales Online

July 2016

A Ukip AM failed to turn up at the airport to travel to an international meeting Wales Online

Welsh Assembly should change its name, agree AMs BBC News, 5th July 2016

June 2016

Assembly Member told a constituent to ‘try getting a life’ after he made a complaint about him Wales Online 

The Ukip AM who blamed ethnic minorities for waste problems has been made his group spokesman on… bins Wales Online

What two detailed analyses of the Assembly election tell us about politics in Wales Wales Online

April 2016

UKIP’s Gareth Bennett tells fellow candidate: ‘Don’t do press or hustings’ BBC 21 April 2016

UKIP race row candidate Gareth Bennett survives  BBC4 4 April 2016

Controversial Ukip candidate Gareth Bennett endorsed by party21:07, Wales Online 4 APR 2016

March 2016

Farage ‘less than impressed’ with UKIP race row candidate BBC News 29 March 2016

Ukip’s Neil Hamilton says ethnic minority ‘slur’ candidate Gareth Bennett is ‘a nice chap’ Wales Online 

Ukip turmoil continues as controversial candidate calls for running mate’s deselection Wales Online 21:56, 24 MAR 2016

Resignation ultimatum over UKIP race row candidate BBC News 23 March 2016

Western Mail letters: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 Wales Online

UKIP race row candidate has ‘faith’ party will back him BBC News 22 March 2016

UKIP candidate Gareth Bennett on Cardiff rubbish problems BBC News 18 March 2016

Top UKIP body may deselect race row candidate, senior figure says  BBC Wales 18 March 2016

Ukip candidate stands by race row remarks and vows legal action if party attempts to deselect him Wales Online 14:28, 18 MAR 2016

The Donald Trump of Wales’ Ukip candidate condemned for remarks about ethnic minorities in Cardiff Wales Online 18:11, 18 MAR 2016 Wales Online 14:28, 18 MAR 2016

Top UKIP candidate Gareth Bennett says he’d “strongly resist” any de-selection attempt ITV News