UKIP Eastern Region MEP caught with his financial pants down

So, it appears that the man who beat me – by just 1% – last summer, to become MEP, may have done so through following in that finest of UKIP traditions – fraud:
http://www.edp24.co.uk/content/edp24/news/story.aspx?brand=EDPOnline&category=News&tBrand=EDPOnline&tCategory=xDefault&itemid=NOED04%20Apr%202010%2018%3A33%3A42%3A210
This is a story I shall follow with great interest! 😉
This story has – unsurprisingly – gone national and international already, by the way. Here is the Sunday Times original expose:
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/politics/article7086827.ece
Go three and a half minutes in. Agnew ADMITS to taking part in illegal activity.
This is shameful and disgraceful. He should resign – but, more to the point, maybe UKIP wouldn’t have got two MEPs elected AT ALL without the money that it appears from this story they have illicitly siphoned through non-transparent routes.
There should be a byelection. UKIP should not be allowed to have these MEPs, which it has seemingly won in an ill-gotten manner.
See also this:
http://juniusonukip.blogspot.com/2010/04/ukip-lord-pearson-stuart-agnew-david.html