UKIP Snags Lone French Defector To Form EU Political Group

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June 18, 2014 AT 10:42 AM
Britain's UK Independence Party succeeded on Wednesday in forming a European Parliament grouping with other euro-sceptic parties, giving it access to more money, staff and speaking time. UKIP leader Nigel Farage snatched a defector from France's far-right National Front, giving his group the minimum seven-nation representation it needs for parliamentary recognition.