Gareth Bennett – Standing up for Britain

Hello everyone, My name's Gareth Bennett. You may have heard of me already. I'm that bloke who got banned from speaking in the Welsh Assembly for a year because I said things that the liberal Lefties didn't want to hear. (The ban was later lifted.) I tend...

Abolish the Assembly! – Reforming Welsh Democracy

For nearly 20 years, we have had the Welsh Assembly. It costs far more to run than was promised during the Assembly referendum campaign in 1997. It interferes in far more policy areas, too. For instance, the First Minister and his Welsh 'Government' have...

Choice – Not Compulsion – The Welsh Language Challenge

The Welsh Government has set a target of having one million Welsh speakers by 2050. In order to do this, local councils across the country are opening more Welsh medium schools. In some areas, parents are losing the ability to choose whether their child...

Keeping Britain British – Protecting our way of life

People often say to me, 'Britain just isn't Britain anymore.' Do you know what? They're right. Britain is now barely recognisable as the country we grew up in. The reason for this is twofold. One, so many immigrants have flooded into the country with their...

Dealing with the Housing Crisis – Putting Local People First

Official figures show that around 350 people sleep rough on the streets of Wales each night, and over 2,000 households are in temporary accommodation. We have a chronic housing shortage in Wales, yet local councils were forced to take in over 300 refugees...

Supporting Our Families – Upholding parental rights

The Welsh Assembly has been guilty of many absurdities, but it is at its most absurd when it tries to work out what its attitude is towards children and young people. On the one hand, young people are potential victims who need to be protected. For...

The Youth of Today – Enabling Young People

Today's young people have a lot on their plate. From the age of 10, they are facing endless Tests. We have to take some pressure off them, and allow them to enjoy their childhood. What kids decide to do in Life is ultimately up to them. At some point, they...

Putting Workers First – Reforming the Workplace

Britain in 2018 is a hazardous place for working people. Too many jobs offer little security, poor pay and conditions, and uncertain hours. Too many working people are unhappy with their lot. Too many are unable to take enough money home to provide for...

Reforming Our Party – Giving a Voice to Members

UKIP is the People's Party. Our strength is in our membership, but since the Brexit referendum, the Party has struggled to retain followers. One problem lies in how to ensure that Members have a say in how the Party is run. As I stated in my introduction,...

Living with Islam – Co-existing with our Muslim Population

There are several political issues arising from the increase in Britain's Muslim population. One challenge relates to the increasing number of mosques. These are largely unregulated. This raises a potential problem, as many young people from a Muslim...

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Standing up for Britain

Gareth Bennett – Standing up for Britain

Hello everyone, My name's Gareth Bennett. You may have heard of me already. I'm that bloke who got banned from speaking in the Welsh Assembly for a year because I said things that the liberal Lefties didn't want to hear. (The ban was later lifted.) I tend...

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Statement on Local Government Reform

Party: United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) Thanks to the Minister for today's statement. We seem to find ourselves in a bit of a strange situation now with this long-running local government reorganisation, and I appreciate that it was long-running...

Spokesperson’s Questions – Housing, 11 July 2018

Party: United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) Diolch, Llywydd. There have been a number of successful planning applications recently for student accommodation in Cardiff. Some people have observed that virtually every major housing block granted planning...

Debate on the Affordable Housing Supply Review

Motion NDM6764 - Julie James (Swansea West) To propose that the National Assembly for Wales: 1. Recognises the importance of increasing the supply of affordable homes in Wales; and the Welsh Government’s commitment to doing so through its ambitious target...