I believe in making the imaginative effort to try to understand and listen to people who don't think like I do.
I'm not and never have been
a member of a political party, although I'd probably self-describe as a
radical democrat and tree-hugger if pushed.
So, I ask not from a party political agenda, but out of intellectual curiosity: why did you, or people you know, vote for UKIP in the elections this week? What were your or their stated reasons?
There's enough analysis going on to keep the Westminster village going for weeks, so let's keep this to personal testimony or what you've heard.
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