A jury was selected today in the trial of a UKIP councillor accused of electoral fraud. Cllr Matthew Smith was forced to stand down as a general election candidate after he was charged with several counts of making a false statement in nomination papers and making a false instrument with intent. Apparently this was too much, even for UKIP, […]

A sitting UKIP county councillor and MP candidate in Norfolk has been charged with electoral fraud. Cllr Matthew Smith has been hit with a whopping ten charges relating to elections which sent him to County Hall last May along with 14 UKIP colleagues. @andrewpolitics kind of the police to let me know before the press do! […]