UKIP Select Richard Braine as the New Party Leader

Richard Braine has been elected as the new party leader of UKIP, taking over from the current leader Gerald Batten. Braine has been the chairman of UKIP in West London and was also second on the party list for the London constituency in the 2019 European Parliamentary elections.

In the election there were 5,539 votes, which represented a turnout of 19.1%.

The results were:

Richard Braine – 2,935 votes (52.9%)

Freddy Vachha – 1,134 votes (20.5%)

Ben Walker – 753 votes (13.6%)

Mike Hookem – 717 votes (13.0%)

There were also 194 spoilt ballots.