Thursday, March 19, 2015

Janice Atkinson MEP suspended by Ukip

From Sun Nation:
Ukip has suspended one of its senior figures after a Sun investigation into alleged fraudulent expense claims. 
Ukip has removed the whip from MEP Janice Atkinson and axed her as a general election candidate “following allegations of a serious financial nature”, the party said. 
Ms Atkinson represents the South East in the European Parliament and was due to fight the Folkestone and Hythe Commons seat on May 7. 
The Sun secretly filmed a member of her staff apparently plotting to make a substantial bogus expenses claim. 
A party spokesman said it was "incredibly disappointed with Ms Atkinson, who appears to have exercised extremely poor judgment in acting in a way that the party has never and would never condone".
Sun Nation promises to post a video of the incident tomorrow morning.

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