Tim Melville with UKIP leader, Nigel Farage MEP.
It's now official, Tim's it, the by-election candidate in the Rushall Shelfield Ward in Walsall. The last nomination signatures were collected on Wednesday morning, the 28th February, and accepted by the Walsall elections office making Tim the UK Independence Party candidate for the by election which has come about due to the sudden death of sitting Walsall Councillor, Cath Micklewright.
This may not be much interest to those around the blogging world who stumble on this, but as the old saying goes, from tiny acorns mighty oaks do grow. UKIP has been getting people elected on to councils all around the country and they are the acorns for for the mighty oak of eventual British independence from the EU. See Tim's election address.