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‘Massive Blow’: UKIP Faces Funding Crisis As Eurosceptic Bloc Collapses – 16 October 2014

RT logoOne of the European Parliament’s most outspoken eurosceptic group has collapsed after a Latvian MEP withdrew her membership. The bloc’s dissolution represents a financial blow to Nigel Farage’s UK Independence Party.

The Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy (EFDD) group had comprised of 48 members in total, including Farage’s UKIP and Beppe Grillo’s Italian Five Star Movement.

The defunct bloc has accused the Parliament’s president, Martin Schulz, of deliberately causing the withdrawal of Latvian MEP Iveta Grigule.

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