Chester-based Euro MP quits UKIP leadership race - and his party
Chester-based North West Euro MP Steven Woolfe has not only abandoned his bid to become UKIP leader but has left the party following the recent altercation that led to a hospital stay.
Mr Woolfe announced his candidacy in the UKIP leadership election on October 5 but the very next day a scuffle broke out with fellow UKIP MEP Mike Hookem at the European Parliament building in Strasbourg.
Exactly what happened between the two men is unclear but two hours later Mr Woolfe collapsed after experiencing seizures leading to three nights in a French hospital.
Mr Woolfe, who has an office in... read more
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