Ukip: Saying this is a protest vote 'is condescending'

Ukip's sweeping victory at the European and council elections are not just protest votes and suggesting so "is a bit condescending", according to a senior party figure.

Peter Whittle, Ukip's culture spokesman, told Good Morning Britain voters "had seen common sense in UKIP" and "60% of people who voted for us are saying they are considering voting for us at the general election."


Leaders set to review EU's agenda after Eurosceptic surge

European leaders will review the economic area's agenda after voters "sent a strong message" in the election which saw a surge from Eurosceptic parties, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy has said.