Bad publicity surrounding the UK Independent Party is having no affect, the party's deputy chairman told ITV News. Neil Hamilton said that it showed the "difference between ordinary, normal people in the country, and those in the 'Westminster bubble'".
Mr Hamilton added that claims surrounding Ukip candidate William Henwood would be investigated, and that if he made "false statements" over the reported racist remarks, he would be "turfed out".
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