Nigel Farage
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Farage 'to stand down' if UKIP fail to gain any MPs

17 March 2014 Last updated at 13:48 GMT

Nigel Farage said he would stand down "within about 12 hours" of a general election result that saw UKIP fail to gain any seats and Labour take office without promising an in-out EU referendum.

The UKIP leader said that would have meant he had failed, but he reckoned that "now is the time, now is the moment for UKIP to achieve what it has set out to do".

He spoke to Andrew Neil about "new UKIP" emerging from a painful time, and was now more smiley and more professional.

Watch the full interview from the Sunday Politics

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