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Thursday, August 21, 2003 

The Yorkshire and North East Complaint Revisited 4

The Euro-Election Committee having acted so arbitrarily and outside of its powers and authority, apparently at any and every whim of its Chairman Nigel Farage, as described in Complaint Revisited 3 it was clear that an urgent meeting of the NEC was immediately needed to add some legitimacy to Farage's actions. The ruling cabal at this point must have determined that their actions had been so far beyond the bounds of reasonable behaviour that a full NEC meeting would leave them exposed to censure and even defeat.

A hurried and illegal meeting was therefore called for 21st March, rushing to rubber stamp Farage's actions in the EEC before a full and properly constituted meeting of the NEC, that others were already arranging for 24th March, could be held to bring them to account. In the words of the Complaint:-

3. The NEC did not overrule the EEC even though the NEC knew that its subcommittee was exceeding its authority and acting in breach of its own rules, as set out above.

4. The NEC conducted an emergency meeting on the 21 March 2003 which was not properly constituted. The notice given was less than 24 hours and there was no motion contained in the notice, contrary to paragraph 7.14 of the constitution. The unconstitutional meeting was proceeded with in preference to a properly constituted one planned for the 24 March.

We now further understand that one of the five NEC members giving the notice of such already unconstitutional meeting was Party Treasurer, John de Roeck an ex officio member of the NEC who according to our sources was solely entitled to attend NEC meetings in a non-voting capacity as was stipulated at the time of his appointment as Party Treasurer, in late May 2000.

Mr de Roeck may wish to correct our understanding of this matter, or otherwise explain how he came to have his name added to the e-mail calling the emergency meeting which we are informed was transmitted at 3:31 PM on March 20, 2003 for a meeting at 3:00 PM the next day further proof positive of its unconstitutionality. We will publish his comments in full.

Of course this is not the first time UKIP's NEC have acted illegally. Some of those present today were also involved in continuing in office having overlooked the detail of seeking re-election. They were so advised by their legal counsel and fellow NEC member a QC who has subsequently died and is therefore regrettably unable to tell us which, if any, of today's existing NEC he would include in the term 'evil men' which he is reported to us as having used in one of his last e-mails to a now ex-UKIP member.

How these dirty dealings have been allowed to rumble on. For how much longer we must ask?

posted by Martin |2:45 PM
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