Saturday, 26 April 2014

UKIP Keep it in The Family - Crawley.

NOMINATIONS have just been published for the Crawley Borough Council elections and it's clear to see its not just in Lincoln where UKIP keep it in the family due to lack of interest.

Crawley relatives Casey Leigh Lavington, Craig Burke and Alison Burke are all standing for UKIP, TBG can reveal.

Casey is standing in Bewbush, Craig in Pound Hill North and Alison in West Green.

Alison Burke is a former Conservative councillor for Ifield from 2008 to 2012 when she lost her seat by a large margin. She defected to UKIP last August along with the landslide no confidence Chairman and Deputy Chairman, Lee Gilroy and Karl Williamson.

Alison is married to Conservative Lee Burke who according to sources, "is not seeking re-election as a Councillor for Pound Hill South and Worth".

TBG understands Craig Burke is Lee Burke's son & Alison's stepson. Whilst Casey Leigh Lavington is Alison Burke's daughter and Lee's stepdaughter.


Anonymous said...

Ali Burke, possibly in the top 2 shit and most hated councillors Crawley Tories have ever produced (and that is saying something - only Clrr Lian "let them starve" Marshall-Ascough is worse). UKIP in Crawley are a busted flush - they will never win a seat.

Anonymous said...

What is of note is that last year UKIP had a full slate in Crawley with nine candidates for the nine seats that were up.

This year UKIP only have 11 candidates when 13 were needed for a full slate.

Of the 11 UKIP candidates this year, only two, Stephen Wade in Ifield and Mia Bristow in Broadfield South survive from last year's slate of canidates.

What has happened to the other seven candidates from last year? Were they all driven out like former Chairman John MacCanna and replaced with Gilroy cronies?

As well as three members of the Burke family, there is Lee Gilroy and Simon Darroch plus Emma Marie Barton who yesterday was revealed as a former Director of one of Gilroy's unpaid CCJ former companies, so clearly she is a friend or relation of his, basically another crony.

That is six so far out of this year's slate of nine new candidates.

The UKIP name looks like just a badge of convenience for Gilroy to bear his grudges against the Conservatives for kicking him out.

Anonymous said...

Unusual story considering the Couples who have been past and present on the Conservative Party over last 8 years.

Conservatives councillors

Sally & Keith Blake

Lee & Ali Burke

Lucy & Keith Brockwell

Claire & John Denman

Brenda & Bob Burgess

Karl & Bob Lanzer

Not forgetting the infamous Chuckle Brothers Dick and Dunc

Anonymous said...

I wonder if this was written by John "I am not a racist because I have a black wife" MacCanna

Anonymous said...

Think you'll find racists and bigots are running Crawley UKIP now that the moderate MacCana has been forced out through lies

casey lavington said...

Mr anonymous. ...I am neither a racist nor a bigot, so kindly keep your opinions to yourself.

Anonymous said...

Ali Burke was clueless as a councillor and known as a bully at school

Anonymous said...

Unemployable benefits scrounger stands in the Bower. Chasing his first council allowance.

Anonymous said...

I didnt know Ken Trussell was unemployed. I thought he was retired.

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