UKIP leader Nigel Farage hit by placard during protest

The Leader of UKIP, Nigel Farage, has been hit on the head with a placard during a protest when he arrived in east Kent this afternoon.

The South East MEP was in Cliftonville in Margate to address supporters at a seaside hotel.

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Farage claims confrontation in Kent was "worse than Edinburgh"

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has been speaking to ITV Meridian's Phil Hornby about the moment he was confronted by angry protesters in Kent.

During the scuffle he was hit over the head with a placard.

Mr Farage also gave his reaction to UKIP member David Silvester, who blamed the recent flooding on the government's decision to legalise gay marriage.

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