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100 reasons to vote UKIP

 

1. Get Britain out of the European Union

2. Get control of immigration with an Australian-style, points-based immigration system

3. £3bn more, annually, into our NHS which desperately needs it

4. Scrap tuition fees for students studying Science, Tech, Engineering, Maths, or Medical degrees

5. Pay greater attention to elderly care across the country

6. Cutting £9bn from our foreign aid budget

7. Give the people the ability to “recall” their MPs, without parliamentary or MP approval

8. Stopping our endless, foreign wars

9. Promoting a British identity, as opposed to failed multiculturalism

10. Allowing existing schools to become grammar schools

11. Ending PFI privatisation of the NHS, proliferated by Labour and the Tories

12. Ensuring our armed services are properly equipped for when we do need them

13. Establishing a Veteran’s Administration to look after those who looked after us

14. Encouraging inward investment with growth markets, not JUST the failing Eurozone

15. Overcoming the unfairness of MPs from devolved nations voting on English laws

16. Cutting bureaucracy, red tape, and wasteful spending from government departments

17. Cutting the same bureaucracy that hinders small businesses and entrepreneurs

18. Supporting our farmers with a Single Farm Payment Scheme

19. Ending the burdensome “green levies” that have added £000s to our energy bills

20. Scrapping the poorly planned HS2 project, saving up to £50bn

21. Opposing tolls on public roads – we’ve already paid for them

22. Supporting bus passes for pensioners with the support of local authorities

23. Foreign vehicles to require Brit disc passes to contribute to our roads they use

24. Ending the use of speed cameras as revenue raisers – they should be a deterrent

25. Protecting our green belt

26. A central list of brownfield sites for developers

27. Houses on brownfield sites to be Stamp Duty exempt on first sale

28. VAT relaxed for redevelopment of brownfield sites

29. Local referenda for large-scale development, if triggered by 5% of electorate

30. Introducing the ability for citizens to initiate national referenda

31. Withdrawing from the European Court of Human Rights

32. Reversing the government’s opt-in to the European Arrest Warrant

33. Negotiating bi-lateral agreements to replace EAW

34. No votes for prisoners

35. Full prison sentences should be served, parole on case-by-case basis

36. Replacing the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights

37. Official documents to be published primarily in English

38. Cracking down on honour killings, female genital mutilation, and forced marriages

39. Reviewing the BBC licence fee with a view to reducing it

40. Taking non-payment of the licence fee out of the criminal sphere

41. Amend the smoking ban to promote choice for ventilated smoking rooms

42. Opposing plain packs for cigarettes, which has had no impact where trialled

43. Promoting the employment of young, British workers

44. Repealing the Agency Workers Directive

45. Encouraging councils to provide more free parking on High Streets

46. Simplifying planning regulations for long-term empty commercial properties

47. Extending the right of appeal for micro businesses against Revenue and Customs

48. Negotiating bespoke trade agreements with EU member states and worldwide

49. Reoccupying our seat at the World Trade Organisation

50. Abolishing inheritance tax

51. Introducing a 35p income tax rate between £42,285 and £55,000 – taking many public sector workers out of top rate of tax

52. Setting up a Treasury Commission to make sure big corporations pay their way in taxes

53. Abolishing the Dept of Energy and Climate Change and rolling retained functions into DEFRA

54. Introducing an Apprenticeship Qualification for students who don’t want to do non-core GCSEs

55. Scrapping the arbitrary 50% target for university attendance

56. Students from the EU to pay the same as International Students

57. Introducing more power for parents: OFSTED to investigate schools on petition signed by 25% of parents or governors

58. Guaranteeing a job in the police, prison, or border forces for anyone who has served 12 years in the Armed Forces

59. Priority social housing for ex-service men and women, and those returning from service

60. Veterans to receives Veteran’s Card to ensure they’re supported in event of mental health care and more

61. All entitlements to be extended to servicemen and women recruited from overseas

62. Establishing a National Service Medal for all those who have served

63. Encouraging local authorities to buy out their PFI contracts where affordable

64. Ensuring GP’s surgeries are open at least one evening per week where demand permits

65. Ensuring migrants have NHS-approved health insurance until they have paid into the system for 5 years

66. Ending hospital car parking charges

67. Replacing bureaucratic watchdogs with locally elected health boards for more transparency

68. Stopping the sale of patient data to big business

69. Ensuring a high standard of English speakers in the NHS

70. Amend working time rules to give trainee doctors, surgeons, and medics better environments

71. Encouraging and protecting whistleblowing to get to the bottom of poor performance

72. Ensuring migrants have jobs and accommodation before they can come to the UK

73. Migrants will only be eligible for residency after 10 years’ working here

74. Reinstating the primary purpose rule, bringing an end to sham marriage migration

75. No amnesty for illegal immigrants, or those gaining UK passports via fraud

76. Protecting genuine refugees by returning to the UN Convention of Refugees principles

77. British companies to be prioritised to deliver foreign aid contracts

78. Repealing the Climate Change Act 2008 which costs the economy £18n per year

79. Scrapping the Large Combustion Plant directive and redevelop UK power stations

80. Supporting the development of UK Shale Gas with proper safeguards

81. No new taxpayer subsidy for wind farms

82. Leaving the Common Agricultural Policy

83. Allowing parliament to vote on GM foods

84. Reinstating British territorial waters

85. Food to be labelled with country of origin, method of production, method of slaughter and more

86. Ban live animal exports for slaughter

87. Scrapping the Bedroom Tax

88. Child benefit only for children permanently resident in the UK

89. Future child benefit to be limited to first two children only

90. Ensuring an initial presumption of 50-50 parenting on child custody matters

91. Safeguarding visitation rights for grandparents

92. Supporting a streamlined welfare system and a benefit cap

93. Enrolling unemployed benefits claimants into workfare or community schemes

94. Placing revenues from shale gas into a Sovereign Wealth Fund to ensure future growth and security

95. Emphasising the immediate need to utilise forgotten British infrastructure like Manston Airport

96. No cuts to frontline policing

97. Prioritising social housing for those whose parents and grandparents were born locally

98. Reaffirming British laws, rather than allowing dual-track legal systems for minorities in the UK

99. Promoting patriotism and the importance of British values in our schools

100. Rebalancing Britain’s economy

 

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