Neil Hamilton and wife Christine have been flung back into the political spotlight this week [Image: Getty Images].

Neil Hamilton and wife Christine have been flung back into the political spotlight this week [Image: Getty Images].

If he is, good!

It will keep UKIP busy while the other parties in the Welsh Assembly sort out how they will conduct business over the next term.

This Writer agrees with smart commentators who say that the UKIP vote was an endorsement of the EU referendum taking place next month.

If the UK votes to leave the European Union, then support for UKIP will fade away, it being seen to have done its job.

Of course, it is just as likely that we will vote to remain. Will this throw up a protest movement, continuing to support the single-issue party?

Or will the public consider the issue settled, leaving seven toothless AMs in Cardiff Bay?

Scheming ex-Tory MP Neil Hamilton is plotting a UKIP coup to seize control of the party in the Welsh Assembly .

The disgraced former Conservative plans to challenge Welsh leader Nathan Gill for the helm of the anti-EU party’s rump in Cardiff Bay.

UKIP scooped seven Assembly seats at last week’s election, including one for Mr Hamilton, 19 years after he was booted out of Parliament by voters over cash-for-questions allegations.

He denied any wrongdoing.

Mr Hamilton plans to stage a coup when the party gets together in the Welsh capital on Tuesday.

Source: Scheming ex-Tory MP Neil Hamilton plotting to overthrow Welsh UKIP leader after election win – Mirror Online

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