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England elections: UKIP gains 'cement political status'

24 May 2014 Last updated at 00:06 BST

UKIP and Labour have made the biggest gains in Thursday's local elections in England.

Nigel Farage said the results showed UKIP would be "a serious player" in next the 2015 general election - although the party did not gain control of any councils.

Nick Robinson reports.

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