TV star to speak at UKIP event

Presenter, writer and broadcaster Mike Read will be the headline speaker at UKIP’s north east conference.

Mr Read, the party spokesman on culture and media, will be joining party leader Nigel Farage, deputy leader Paul Nuttall, and a host of others at Tynemouth’s Park Hotel on November 16 for the party’s first north east conference.

Mr Read joined UKIP last year.