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People Are Wasting UKIP's Money By Sending Bricks To The Party's Freepost Address

The Eurosceptic party is surging ahead in the polls but its opponents are attempting a form of direct protest. Using, er, the postal service.

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Opponents of UKIP are sending hundreds of items, including bricks, to the party's Freepost address in the hope of running up a massive postal bill for the party.

The Royal Mail service enables any member of the public to send anything to an organisation with a Freepost address, with the recipient picking up the bill.

When a similar protest hit Nottinghamshire Lib Dems the police said it was not a crime to send bricks to a Freepost address.

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3. Admittedly, some people are taking it a bit far.

Sorry UKIP, had to cut mine into 100 pieces to send back to you, hope you enjoy paying freepost for 100 envelopes:)

Ruaidhrí Quinn@RuaidhriQ

Sorry UKIP, had to cut mine into 100 pieces to send back to you, hope you enjoy paying freepost for 100 envelopes:)

10:55 PM - 28 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

4. While others are personalising their envelopes.

5. And others are including some light reading in their package.

I got a #UKIP leaflet today & have returned it via freepost with some extra weight...

Jenny@avengemydeath

I got a #UKIP leaflet today & have returned it via freepost with some extra weight...

07:20 PM - 24 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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10. Some people are using UKIP's freepost address as a way of clearing out their house.

The UKIP freepost thing works. Just sent them a box of goodies. Should cost them about a fiver.

Dave Smith@ffflow

The UKIP freepost thing works. Just sent them a box of goodies. Should cost them about a fiver.

06:55 PM - 25 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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