Closing time for Farage as ‘Pub Landlord’ challenges for Thanet South?

The last Al in Parliament with this kind of self-confidence was B'stard (too soon?) [Image: Sky News].

The last Al in Parliament with this kind of self-confidence was B’stard (too soon?) [Image: Sky News].

We may not have seen a battle of heavyweights like this since Martin Bell took down Neil Hamilton for the Tatton Parliamentary seat in 1997.

Sadly, Tatton has passed on to a political lightweight – someone called George Osborne – but now all eyes are turning to Thanet South, where UKIP leader Nigel Farage’s  Parliamentary campaign is now facing its greatest challenge – from comedian Al Murray.

Farage might like a pint and a smoke outside a pub, but Al’s the Pub Landlord. It’s a bookie’s dream.

According to his ‘Free UK Party’ FUKP website, the Pub Landlord has 13 “common sense” policies. Here they are:

The website is at and on Twitter @FUKPnews

You know it makes common sense!

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  1. casalealex January 14, 2015 at 8:23 pm - Reply

    With tongue in cheek, I have to say I rather like some of Al Murray’s common sense!

  2. Steve Kind January 14, 2015 at 8:34 pm - Reply

    Not even a very good comedian then :(

    • Mike Sivier January 14, 2015 at 11:26 pm - Reply

      Everyone’s a critic…

  3. paulrutherford8 January 14, 2015 at 8:49 pm - Reply

    The part about globalisation was excellent… balanced and very informative imho. Excellent.

  4. john January 15, 2015 at 12:03 am - Reply

    Disgraceful ! we can’t have comedians and jesters running for parliament,Farage should step down now!!!

  5. Jeffery Davies January 15, 2015 at 8:31 am - Reply

    I wonder can he pull the rooster off his perch

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