ITV News deputy political editor Chris Ship spoke to a jubilant Nigel Farage after his victory speech in Southampton.
The Ukip leader hailed a "massive result...right across the United Kingdom" and promised a "breakthrough coming tomorrow in Scotland."
He added that he would make the decision as to where to stand for a Westminster seat "before the summer recess" and confirmed it would be a constituency in the South East region.
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.