Douglas Carswell

Ukip quitter Carswell 'not planning' on rejoining Tories

Douglas Carswell told ITV's Peston On Sunday he wanted to "support" the government as a "critical friend" but refused to rule out a return.

Nuttall 'learned Carswell quit Ukip from friend's text'

The Ukip leader confirmed he had "no prior warning" of Douglas Carswell's resignation from the party as he hit out at the "staunch Tory".

UKIP's only MP Carswell quits to become independent

Ukip's only MP Douglas Carswell is quitting the party and will sit in the House of Commons as the independent MP for Clacton.