Councillors John Tennant, Shane Moore, Bob Buchan, Tim Fleming and George Springer, have quit the party amid increasing negative headlines and in-fighting within the party at national level. UKIP had become the second largest political group on Hartlepool Borough Council with six seats after a surge in support in recent years.
Name: George Springer
Announcement Date: January 18, 2018, 11:00pm
Resignation Date: January 18, 2018, 11:00pm