'No Confidence' Chairmen Quit Tories and Join UKIP.

CRAWLEY TORY ASSOCIATION Leaders Lee Gilroy and Karl Williamson, whom recently received a landslide vote of 'No Confidence' by local members and councillors, have today sensationally quit the Conservatives and joined UKIP, tbg can reveal.

After weeks of complaints and disruption local Tories in Crawley are said to be "delighted" at the news that Gilroy and Williamson have "finally gone".

Gilroy and Williamson have been hanging on by a thread since their Association passed a motion of 'No Confidence' on their leadership. Deputy Karl Williamson is quoted as saying he would only resign from the association if party members "hired a hitman" - and Gilroy strongly refuting allegations of persistent bullying saying he'd never bow to pressure and resign.