Monday, February 05, 2007

Rebranding the fruitcakes

The Daily Telegraph reports:
The UK Independence Party is today preparing to change its name as part of a re-branding exercise designed to woo large numbers of Conservatives disaffected with David Cameron.

Nigel Farage: Ukip changing name to Independence Party
Nigel Farage is confident that a change of name will help his party win seats in local elections and gain a foothold in the Commons

As part of an assault on the Tories, the ruling executive of the anti-Brussels party is expected to approve plans to promote itself as the Independence Party for the local elections on May 3.

1 comment:

david said...

It's just cheating, people will think they are independents. I see they are only going to campaign under the new name, the party title will stay the same.