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Scandal as Peterborough spends £1.2m on

hotel bills for the homeless
Posted on October 4th, 2016

PETERBOROUGH COUNCIL has run out of hostel beds and B&B accommodation to house our homeless people, due to a massive increase in EU immigrants arriving in Peterborough and demanding a home.

The Council has therefore resorted to putting people up in hotels, including Travelodge in the City Centre at a cost of £1.2 million since April this year!

That’s £1.2m of OUR

When the City is
desperately short of
funds and has to
make cuts to its

Peterborough tenants made homeless in order to house the homeless!

BUT, even with this massive spending, the Council needs more space to house homeless and special needs families. They have therefore agreed to rent an estate in Parnwell from a property company, who are evicting 74 Peterborough households to make way for more homeless people.
This means they’re creating homeless people in order to fill their homes with other homeless people!

The houses in the estate have been bought by Stef and Philips, a company which buys up rental properties and then converts or adapts them for special needs and short term lets. To do this they evict the existing tenants and then let the properties to councils. A business model that quite frankly stinks.

Tories quibble while Peterborough suffers

PETERBOROUGH TORY MP Stewart Jackson blames the Tory Council for the situation while Council Leader Tory John Holdich says it’s all the fault of the Government.

Clearly there is Council mis-management to blame, as well as failed Government policies. But no-one apart from UKIP is pointing out that we wouldn’t have anywhere near a problem on this scale if it hadn’t been for uncontrolled mass immigration.

There are simply too many people coming to Peterborough expecting to be housed. We don’t have enough room to look after our own homeless, never mind the homeless of the European Union as well!

Only UKIP stands up for local people

You can be sure that your UKIP Councillors will have plenty to say on this matter; only UKIP stands up for local people.

Travelodge in New Road, Peterborough

Cllr Holdich

Stewart Jackson MP

“The High Court decision that MPs and unelected peers can have a veto on the triggering of Article 50 has taken Britain to the brink of a full blown constitutional crisis”

by Patrick O’Flynn MEP for Eastern England
November 3rd, 2016

More people voted for Brexit than have ever voted for anything. The Commons and Lords already voted to hand this decision to the British people when they voted the European Union Referendum Act onto the Statute Book.

The Government promised us in that brochure they sent to every household "we will implement what you decide".

UKIP now has a massive role to play in saving Brexit from being thwarted by the establishment.
MPs tempted to vote to stall the process must feel they have UKIP breathing down their necks.

And peers in the House of Lords need to know that if they block the will of the people then their chamber will be abolished.

This means that we must all unite behind the new UKIP leader when he or she is elected at the end of the month. It also means their first job will be to take the party back to basics by unleashing our biggest ever Brexit campaign.

I think that campaign should involve huge public demonstrations in Westminster on the days Parliament is voting on these matters.

We will get our Brexit. We will restore the United Kingdom to the ranks of independent, self-governing democracies.
But to do so we need every patriotic Briton to rally to the cause.

UKIP has never been more needed than it is today.

Jay Beecher Social Media Posts - An Apology
Statement from Graham Whitehead, Chairman of UKIP Peterborough CA
November 10th, 2016

I would like to apologise to any persons or organisations targeted on social media by our ex-member Jay Beecher.
Any derogatory posts made by him in the past from either his personal accounts or re-posted by him via Peterborough UKIP social media pages are in no way representative of the views of this branch or of UKIP.

Mr Beecher is no longer a member of UKIP and no longer has any input whatsoever to our media content or branch processes.

Peterborough Tories Vote Themselves a 25% Pay Rise then put up our Council Tax!

by Graham Whitehead
November 10th, 2016

The ruling Conservative group on Peterborough City Council have voted for a pay rise for all councillors which will cost us £186,000 a year.
Tory councillors voted through the recommendations made by an independent panel for members to have their basic allowances increased from £7,962 a year to £10,100 (a 25% increase).

Your UKIP councillors supported an amendment to not take the increase as recommended, but to defer any increase until 2017 and then to only accept an increase in line with increases paid to council staff.
This was defeated by the Tories voting against it and helped by the Liberal Democrats who abstained.
Cllr John Whitby, UKIP group leader, asked how the councillors who voted for the pay rise could look their constituents in the face.

Liberal Democrat Hypocrisy

In fact the LibDems voted de facto FOR the increase, since by walking out they knew the Tories would win the vote.
Cllr Nick Sandford, leader of the LibDem group said “Personally I will accept what the council has decided even though we did not have a part in deciding it”.

Council Tax Increase
A few days after awarding themselves a 25% pay rise, the councillors voted through a 4% rise in our Council Tax.

UKIP recognises the difficulty the Council faces due to cuts in their budget, but slams the hypocrisy of taking a 25% pay rise at the same time.

Cllr Holdich

Cllr Sandford

Remembrance Sunday
by Graham Whitehead, Chairman of UKIP Peterborough CA
November 13th, 2016

Our UKIP councillors, Cllr John Whitby and Cllr John Okonkowski attended the Remembrance Day service at Peterborough Cathedral, after which they laid a wreath at the War Memorial on behalf of UKIP Peterborough.

“They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them”.

Cllr Whitby

Cllr Okonkowski