UK Independence Party faces further woes as Woolfe quits

Steven Woolfe's decision to quit UKIP was after being hospitalised earlier in October following an altercation at the European Parliament in which he claimed he was hit by a fellow party politicianThe UK Independence Party was thrown into further turmoil on Monday with the resignation from the party of its favourite for the leadership, Steven Woolfe, who branded the party “ungovernable” without Nigel Farage. Woolfe’s decision to quit UKIP followed him being hospitalised earlier in October after an altercation at the European Parliament in which he claimed he was hit by a fellow party politician. “It is with deep sorrow and regret that I am aborting my leadership campaign and announcing my resignation from UKIP with immediate effect.

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