Britain's UKIP in chaos as leadership frontrunner ruled out

UKIP's migration spokesman Steven Woolfe (L) has been excluded from the contest to replace party leader Nigel Farage (R) after a late submissionBritain’s anti-EU UK Independence Party (UKIP) was plunged into disarray Wednesday after the favourite to take over its leadership was barred from the race for submitting his application 17 minutes late. Immigration spokesman Steven Woolfe was excluded from the contest to replace Nigel Farage, who stood down after achieving his life’s mission of Brexit in the June 23 referendum on Britain’s EU membership. The decision triggered immediate chaos within UKIP — Britain’s third-biggest party by the popular vote — with three members of their ruling National Executive Committee (NEC) resigning in protest.

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