UKIP ex-head of press defects to Conservatives
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UKIP ex-head of press defects to Tories

One of Nigel Farage’s former aides has defected to the Conservatives.

Alex Phillips, who was UKIP’s head of press, told the Today Programme she was impressed by Theresa May and was now a Conservative member.

On grammar schools, Brexit and shale gas the government was putting in place policies from UKIP’s manifesto, she said.

  • 16 Sep 2016