Ukip's New Leader: How Labour Failed The Working Class

28 November 2016, 16:37

Paul Nuttall Hands Studio

Paul Nuttall seems determined to win Labour voters over to Ukip and he says it's made easier by Labour MPs who can't talk about the things working class people care about.

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Labour have lost track of the issues that really matter to working class Britain, says new Ukip leader Paul Nuttall.

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"I just don't want to focus on votes in the North," he told Iain Dale. "There are working class communities up and down the country, in the South, the North, the East and the West."

"What we need to do when it comes to the Labour party is we need to speak about the things they have neglected.

"They're very comfortable talking about issues like Palestine and fair trade and climate change but they don't want to really focus on the issues that matter to people on doorsteps.

"Immigration. Crime. Aspiration. Ensuring that working class kids have the same opportunities as middle class kids. Looking after our military, looking after our veterans.

"They're the kind of things we'll be talking about and they're the kind of things that resonate in working class communities."

During the full interview, Iain asked Nuttall about whether he was a reluctant leader, as well as Diane Abbott's comments last week linking Ukip to the BNP. Watch it in full here:

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