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Farage: 'I have been utterly ruthless as UKIP leader'

Nigel Farage has told the BBC that he has been "utterly ruthless" when it comes to UKIP candidates who have "stepped over the line".

Earlier this week, Janice Atkinson, a UKIP MEP and general election candidate was suspended from the party after video emerged appearing to show a member of her staff asking a restaurant for an invoice for a much higher sum than the bill she had originally received.

Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show, Mr Farage said that the party would be investigating.

  • 22 Mar 2015
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