Carswell Infiltrated UKIP to ‘Neutralise’ Farage, Book Reveals

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UK Independence Party (UKIP) MP Douglas Carswell infiltrated the party to neutralise Nigel Farage, a new book from a former denier of the theory has claimed. Carswell defected from the Conservatives in August 2014, claiming to be quitting his party in protest against David Cameron’s policies on a whole slate of issues, including European Union membership. His motivations were almost immediately questioned by former UKIP staff members including the current Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart London, Raheem Kassam. At the time, Kassam accused Carswell and his close acquaintance Suzanne Evans of staging a “coup” against party leader Nigel Farage in May 2015. But the theory was broadly ridiculed by the establishment media including Huffington Post journalist Owen Bennett, who is the author of a new book which confirms Kassam’s theories all along. The “Brexit Club” book notes that Carswell’s move was part of a plot concocted with Tory Member of the European Parliament Daniel Hannan. They set out to fix what they termed the “Farage Paradox”, the Mail on Sunday has reported. The pair are said to have met at the Tate Britain art gallery on the banks of the Thames to hold secret meetings on the matter. “Angry, nativist Ukip risked