The Press Association political correspondent James Tapsfield has tweeted reaction from UKIP leader Nigel Farage to MEP Marta Andreasen's defection to the Conservatives:
Farage on Marta Andreasen defection: "Conservative Party deserve what's coming to them. The woman is impossible."
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