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West Country Debate: MPs back Boris and the rise of the Brexit Party in the South West

David Wood in the studio with tonight's guests. Credit: ITV News West Country

You can wait months for a leadership contest and then three come along at once with UKIP, the Lib Dems and the Conservatives all looking for a leader.

Boris Johnson is the clear front runner amongst West Country MPs in the race to become our next Prime Minister.

James Heappey, MP for Wells, said a few months ago that he would have backed anyone but Boris but has now changed his mind:

The new political force in the South West is the Brexit party who took three out of six seats in last month's European elections.

Newly-elected Brexit Party MEP Ann Widdecombe says she will stand at next General Election if Brexit isn't delivered.

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