Mark Reckless

What Ukip wants: get Farage elected, then prepare for a Labour collapse in the north

7 March 2015 9:00 am

In Ukip’s Mayfair headquarters there is a copy of Banksy’s monkey with the sign around its neck: ‘Laugh now, but…

Even Ukip don't dare break the unhealthy consensus on the NHS

3 January 2015 9:00 am

There’s an irony about Ukip’s rise. Nigel Farage party’s popularity is driven by a widespread sense that the main parties…

The Tories are paying the price for their swagger over the Rochester by-election

15 November 2014 9:00 am

In a corner of the Ukip campaign office in Rochester, a light-up orb is spinning, with the words ‘Vote Mark…

How to fight Ukip

1 November 2014 9:00 am

In the 2005 general election this magazine supported the Conservatives, with one exception — we urged voters in Medway not to…

Ukip is here to stay – especially if Labour wins

18 October 2014 9:00 am

British politics is rather like one of those playground games of football where one match is being played lengthways and…

Portrait of the week

4 October 2014 9:00 am

Home The Commons, having been specially recalled, passed, by 524 votes to 43, a motion supporting ‘the use of UK…

How did Mark Reckless get his surname?

4 October 2014 9:00 am

When I first heard ‘Wonderwall’ being played in a public house, in 1995 I suppose, I thought it was some…