Best Answer BGD , 29 September 2017 - 04:38 pm
Well ex-Lib Dem Henry Bolton has won the leadership election and saved UKIP from becoming the UK Nazi party.
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Henry Bolton has been elected as the UK Independence Party's new leader.
The little-known former Army officer beat off competition from six others, including Ann Marie Waters, an anti-Islam candidate whose prospect of election was the subject of huge internal division.
He becomes UKIP's fifth leader in 11 months.
In his victory speech, Mr Bolton said he wanted the UK to become a "prosperous nation" and one that was "proud to be called British".
He added: "While Brexit is our core task, that greater goal, which is ongoing beyond the time that we leave the EU, that is our core purpose."
Ms Waters' supporters were said to be "positively mutinous" after the result was declared.
But Mr Bolton told Sky News: "Whether they want to stay or leave, that's up to them."
He warned earlier in September that UKIP was in danger of becoming the "UK Nazi Party" if it picked the wrong leader, appearing to refer to Ms Waters.