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27th Aug 2016

Ticker

Ukip leader never read party election manifesto

UKIP's leader Nigel Farage Friday told LBC radio that his party's 2010 general election manifesto was "drivel" and that he had never read the 486-page document in "excessive detail" but ordered it to be removed from the website. Farage has represented UKIP in the European Parliament since 1999.

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