UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage
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Nigel Farage on elections: UKIP made 'good progress'

4 May 2012 Last updated at 11:10 BST

The UK Independence Party had its best ever local election night with a 14% share of the vote where they had candidates, although they have won few extra councillors.

UKIP leader Nigel Farage said the party had made had made ''good steady progress''.

He added that not all those who had voted for UKIP were disaffected Conservative voters.

All the latest election results are available at