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UKIP's Godfrey Bloom under fire over offensive 'joke'

20 September 2013 Last updated at 16:08 BST

UKIP MEP Godfrey Bloom has tried to brush off describing a room full of women at the UKIP conference as a room "full of sluts" - saying it was a joke.

Mr Bloom was addressing a "Women in Politics" event at the party's conference when he made the comments.

The MEP courted controversy recently by claiming British foreign aid goes to "bongo-bongo land".

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