UKIP's Nigel Farage
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Nigel Farage 'sorry' Lord Pearson standing down

Nigel Farage has said he is sorry Lord Pearson is stepping down as leader of UKIP, saying "he gave the party credibility, respectability".

The former leader of the party refused to be drawn on whether he would stand again, saying he would not announce any candidacy until UKIP's autumn conference.

  • 17 Aug 2010