Nigel Farage and Amjad Bashir
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Nigel Farage: 'I should have sacked Bashir sooner'

The UKIP leader Nigel Farage says he wishes he had sacked his defecting MEP Amjad Bashir sooner over a series of business and financial irregularities - despite having defended him over some of the allegations in the past.

Mr Bashir says he has done nothing wrong - and has called UKIP a vanity project for Mr Farage.

The BBC's political correspondent Carole Walker reports.

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