UKIP's Godfrey Bloom loses whip over 'demeaning joke'
20 September 2013 Last updated at 18:32 BST
A UKIP politician has had the party whip removed after joking that a group of female activists were "sluts".
Godfrey Bloom made the comments while addressing a "women in politics" event at UKIP's annual conference.
The row has overshadowed UKIP leader Nigel Farage's speech at the conference.
Robin Brant reports.