This is a poster just released by the UK Independence Party (UKIP) for the 2014 European Election campaign.
The issue of how many of UK laws are generated in Brussels has always been a contentious one. Just after the second Clegg-Farage debate in early April, UKIP’s official Youtube channel (ukipofficial) uploaded a video titled ‘Facts’:
The video consisted of:
1) A clip of Nick Clegg from the first debate claiming that ‘only 7% of UK law is generated in Brussels’;
2) Followed by a clip of European commissioner Viviane Reding talking about ‘70% of laws’;
3) Then a clip of Nigel Farage in the second debate challenging Clegg’s 7% figure, accusing him of ‘wilfully lying to the British people’ (accompanied by dramatic background music);
4) And finally, Farage’s rallying cry to join the ‘People’s Army…
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