Tory MP calls for closer ties with Ukip

Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg called for the party to work with Ukip in the run-up to next year's election.

The idea was seized upon by Labour's press team, and criticised by members of the Conservative Party.

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There are reasons why people like Peter Bone & Jacob Rees-Mogg don't end up as party leaders: they come up with ridiculous ideas like this.

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Look away now David Cameron - here's Jacob Rees-Mogg calling for a UKIP "love bomb" #blueonblue http://t.co/ATOU9d0Kbt

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