Stellar line-up for Conference shows mainstream opinion moving our way


UK and European opinion-formers will be gathering in Eastbourne on 8–10 September. Will you be there?

The 2011 UKIP National Conference programme has been published ­– and shows the degree to which mainstream politicians and commentators, both in the UK and across Europe, are gravitating towards UKIP.


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Party Chairman Steve Crowther said: “This Conference shows that the Party is attracting the highest quality speakers – and indeed new members – from among the political and media establishment.


“I’m particularly pleased that we have guests coming from Finland, France, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Croatia and Iceland. This is a landmark Conference, not to be missed.”


The main Conference Programme is as follows:


Thursday afternoon

Agents Training with the Electoral Commission

YI Conference

Freedom Association ‘Free Spirits’ reception

Chairman’s Reception


Friday morning

UKIP Councillors & Strategy for 2015

Neil Hamilton, Sunday Express columnist

Patrick O’Flynn, Daily Express chief political commentator

Barry Madlener MEP, Dutch Freedom Party

Timo Soini MP, Leader, True Finns Party

Nigel Farage MEP


Friday afternoon

Nicolas Dupont-Aignan MP, French DLR Party

Prof Tim Congdon, Dr Peter Mach and Godfrey Bloom

Jon Gaunt, CEO, EU Referendum Campaign

Gerard Batten MEP

Alex Singleton, former Daily Telegraph leader-writer

Paul Doyle on Defence

Michael Heaver on Education

Robert Elliott on Long Term Care

Andrew Charalambous on Housing

Eddie Bone, CEP

Paul Nuttall and Tim Aker (Policy Review)


Saturday morning

John Tennant, European Parliament

Harry Aldridge, YI Chairman

Tom Booker, Steve Fowler and Sean Howlett (YI)

James Moyies on Branch Revival

David Coburn and London 2012 Team

Steven Woolfe, City of London Campaign

Bill Etheridge, Campaign Against Political Correctness

Inez Ward, Justice for Licensees Campaign

Joe Rukin, Anti-HS2 Campaign

Ben Pile, Fighting the Turbines Campaign


Saturday afternoon

Motions from the Branches

Leadership Q&A

UKIP Gold Medal Awards



Tickets are still available for both main Conference days (the Agents Training programme and YI Conference on Thursday are free), as well as for the Chairman’s Reception, Leader’s Lunch and Gala Dinner.


There is also a vibrant Fringe programme with the Freedom Association and many others discussing important issues.




Tickets are available at or call 0800 587 6 587

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