Ed Miliband has congratulated Nigel Farage on Ukip's victory in the European elections but says the party will now face question over their policy on issues other than Europe and immigration.
Today EU leaders voted to back Jean-Claude Juncker as new president of the very powerful EU commission, which looks like business as usual.
In Essex the potential damage Ukip could do to Miliband's Downing Street elections is clear. He is there listening to voter's concerns.
The EU parliament is about to welcome the most Eurosceptic and right-wing intake in its history.