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Monster Raving Loony's Howling Laud Hope's career

The longest-serving political leader in the UK has never won an election, or even saved his deposit.

The Monster Raving Loony's Howling Laud Hope took over 15 years ago, but has been recently linked to a UKIP defection, and thinks the party could beat the Lib Dems at an upcoming vote.

He spoke to Andrew Neil on the Daily Politics about how his party may have played a part in the demise of the SDP, his 2010 campaign against David Cameron and plans to stand against Boris Johnson is 2015.

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