Nigel Farage has suggested there are "a couple of dozen" Conservative MPs with whom Ukip could come to an agreement at a local level regarding an elections.
Mr Farage told BBC Radio 4's The World At One his party had already held informal discussions with a "handful" of them.
The Ukip leader continued: "There are a couple of dozen Tory MPs who hold a range of views on several issues, not just Europe, that are very close to our own."
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