The Labour Party has said that Ukip "doesn't share" Britain's values, as Nigel Farage has been announced as his party's choice to stand for Parliament in South Thanet, Kent.
Ukip don't share Britain's values. Whoever's name they put on the ballot paper, the truth about Nigel Farage and his party is that they would go even further than the Tories, with policies which would be bad for hardworking people. A vote for them is a vote for higher taxes for working families, huge giveaways for the rich, scrapping rights at work and charges to see your GP."
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