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Euroscepticism is now a powerful force for the radical right in the UK – and UKIP is well placed to harness it

Ford, Robert (2012) Euroscepticism is now a powerful force for the radical right in the UK – and UKIP is well placed to harness it. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog (25 Jun 2012) Blog Entry.

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Abstract

UKIP has watched as its competitors on the mainstream and radical right have exited the electoral field. Robert Ford writes that previously Conservative-voting ‘strategic Eurosceptics’ along with the BNP’s ‘polite xenophobes’ have joined UKIP’s ranks giving Nigel Farage and his party an unprecedented political opportunity.

Item Type: Website (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2012 The Author
Library of Congress subject classification: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
Sets: Collections > LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) Blog
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2012 08:48
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/46265/

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