UKIP: survey on Tory links, climate change and death penalty
8 July 2013 Last updated at 12:43 BST
A Sunday Politics survey of 101 UKIP councillors found 70% had previously been Conservative voters, 7% had backed Labour and 1% had voted Liberal Democrat.
It also found immigration was the top issue - above Europe - for UKIP councillors, and there was was majority support for the death penalty.
Giles Dilnot reports from Buckinghamshire with UKIP councillors looking at the results of the BBC/Comres survey, which included 81% who believed climate change was not happening or that human activity was not mainly responsible,
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