After the dust has settled on the Euro elections we thought we would highlight the UKIP environment policy.....The UK Independence Party says more use should be made of nuclear power and clean coal to provide secure and affordable energy supplies and safeguard the British economy. The policy was unveiled in a detailed document released to coincide with the government's statement on energy. To read the complete policy statement, please click HERE
On the environment, UKIP's paper says the party has a common-sense stance: "UK Independence believes that global warming is a recognisable phenomenon, but that there is insufficient proof that this is generated by carbon emissions. The over-reaction by other parties to global warming borders on the hysterical and risks damaging Britain’s economy and its people’s way of life.
The UK Independence party has proved once again to be the surprise package in European parliament elections, only a matter of weeks after seasoned political watchers had largely written off its chances, writes James Boxell in the Financial Times.