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In the Chair: Tim Squirrell, President of the Union (Michaelmas 2014)
The rise of UKIP represents the most serious threat in a generation to the dominance of the political establishment. In this debate we ask whether this and the issues it has thrust to the forefront of national politics is a positive development.