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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.