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Ukip may prop up minority Tory government in exchange for EU referendum

Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said his party would prop up a minority Conservative government if it agreed to a "full, free and fair referendum" on Britain's EU membership.

It follows a Survation poll for the Mail on Sunday which found that one in four Britons back Ukip.

The eurosceptic party won a by-election in Clacton with a giant 12,404-vote lead.

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Harriet Harman: No wobble in Labour ranks

Harriet Harman insists there has not been a "wobble" in the Labour party over flagging poll ratings.

Harriet Harman speaking to Andrew Marr. Credit: BBC/The Andrew Marr Show

Labour's Deputy Leader told The Andrew Marr Show: "There is no problem within the Labour ranks."

"We are not going to have a wobble or a leadership change," Harman said.

Asked whether Ed Miliband could be replaced as leader before the 2015 General Election, Harman replied: "No, absolutely not."

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