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Mark Reckless on course for Ukip win in Rochester

Tory defector Mark Reckless is on course to win back his Commons seat for Ukip in the upcoming by-election in Rochester and Strood, according to a new opinion poll.

The survey by Survation for the Mail on Sunday has Ukip nine points ahead of the Conservatives in the constituency.

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Farage: 'Element' of recall designed to disrupt Ukip

Nigel Farage has hit out at the Prime Minister for recalling Parliament on the same day as Ukip's annual conference.

The Ukip leader told Good Morning Britain there was "an element" of David Cameron's planning which suggested an important debate on British involvement had been held to disrupt the eurosceptics' meeting.

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