‘Knight night’ Carswell takes swipe at Farage in ongoing UKIP spat | Politics | News

Mr Carswell, who is the party’s only MP, tweeted: “Knight night,” in what appears to be a dig at the party’s former leader.

The message received a mixed reaction from the site’s users.

One advocate simply wrote: “Good one,” while another added: “Brilliant, as ever.”

Another said: “Made me smile.”

But the comment also drew criticisms.

One user wrote: “Petty jealous bitter man.” 

Another wrote: “As a UKIP supporter I would suggest you resign asap before you are pushed.”

While a third added: “Have you considered crossing the floor, Douglas?”

The 45-year-old former Conservative, who is the MP for Clacton, took to the social media site after Mr Farage had called for him to be kicked out of the party.

Mr Carswell had seemingly tried to reach out earlier today after he said he had an “amicable” meeting with the party Chairman Paul Oakden and reiterated his commitment to the anti-European Union party.

He said: “Contrary to a lot of speculation, we had a very polite and…

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