In this week's Last Word, Nigel Farage MEP, the UKIP Leader, talks about learning lessons from the Lib Dem campaign in Eastleigh - a seat they so nearly won. And he says, fired by a strong campaign in Hampshire, they intend to fight every seat they can in the local council elections.
He tells our Political Producer Kevin Harrison that THEY are the party that now represents Conservative values in the South.
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