PM: Thatcher's legacy has helped Conservatives

David Cameron has told ITV News anchor Julie Etchingham that Lady Thatcher's policies have helped the Conservative Party:

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PM 'picks UKIP words carefully'

Asked if he still thought UKIP voters are "closest racists, loonies and fruitcakes", the Prime Minister told ITV News: "I'll chose my words carefully." He is visiting the West Midlands as part of his local election campaign.