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Sunday, 27 April 2014

UKIP under the microscope

The resurgence of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) has been based on its anti-immigration and anti-EU stance. But there is more to UKIP than xenophobic nationalism. It has a range of right wing policies hostile to workers’ rights - including putting an end to most legislation concerning weekly working hours, holidays, overtime, redundancy and sick pay. In a recent feature Labour Research examined them in detail: