UKIP leader Nigel Farage speaks out about Bloom

The leader of UKIP Nigel Farage says Godfrey Bloom's interview with Calendar's political correspondent Paul Brand sealed his fate.

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Bloom sits as independent

The controversial Ukip MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber Godfrey Bloom will sit as an independent but has not quit Ukip. He was stripped of the party whip after offensive remarks about women and an altercation with a journalist.