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Farage announces he will not stand in Newark by-election

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he will not be standing in the Newark by-election, sparked by disgraced former Tory minister Patrick Mercer's decision to quit over a cash-for-questions scandal.

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Farage drops by-election hint after MP Mercer quits

Ukip leader Nigel Farage hinted that he may stand for election as an MP in the next few weeks.

A seat will become available after a former Conservative, Patrick Mercer, announced he is stepping down.

ITV News Political Correspondent Romilly Weeks reports.

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