Tory MEP defects to UKIP

East Midlands MEP Roger Helmer has announced he's leaving the Conservative Party and joining the United Kingdom Independence Party. Helmer who's been a Conservative MEP since 1999 made the announcement at UKIP’s Spring Conference in Skegness.


UKIP Spring Conference

UKIP will be holding its 2012 Spring Conference today at the Embassy Theatre, Skegness