The UKIP leader Nigel Farage MEP, has kicked off his party's campaign in the Eastleigh by-election by campaigning in the Hampshire constituency this morning. The election was triggered by the resignation earlier this week of the area's MP Chris Huhne.
A Southeast MEP wants to know why the EU gave Ford a loan, just months before the firm announced the closure of its Southampton factory. The loan was for the Ford plant in Turkey which is taking over the work done in Southampton.
Nigel Farage MEP for UKIP, representing the Southeast is discussing the issue just days after news of the closure became public.