Sebastian Payne

Mini Election: Tim Aker on Ukip’s election strategy and winning in Thurrock

Tim Aker is one of Ukip’s most recognisable figures. At just 29, he is already an MEP for the East of England, a local councillor in Aveley and, until recently, head of the party’s policy unit. He left the latter role earlier this year to focus on his battle to become the MP for Thurrock.

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