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UKIP threat to Labour in general election campaign

Nigel Farage has often claimed that UKIP appeals to a large number of traditional Labour supporters as well as being a threat to the Conservatives.

In a Daily Politics film, Giles Dilnot reports from the marginal seat of Thurrock, in south Essex, on whether has Labour woken up to the threat UKIP might pose to its chances at the 2015 general election.

He spoke to UKIP councillor Chris Baker and Labour's parliamentary candidate Polly Billington.

BBC coverage of the Labour conference on Tuesday

BBC coverage of the Labour conference on Monday

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  • 23 Sep 2014
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