The MEP Marta Andreasen has defected from the UK Independence Party to the Conservatives, saying it was partly due to the UKIP leader not deciding to stand in the upcoming Eastleigh by-election.
ITV News Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship reports on the Eastleigh by-election:
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