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UKIP conference: Party plan for general election seats

26 September 2014 Last updated at 14:38 BST

As UKIP's conference opens at Doncaster Racecourse, some top party figures have suggested David Cameron timed the recall of Parliament to push them out of the headlines.

In a Daily Politics film, Giles Dilnot looked at the party's hopes for the 2015 general election, and whether it can build on European election gains, by turning poll ratings into MPs in Westminster.

Watch UKIP deputy leader Paul Nuttall interviewed by Jo Coburn (on DP Facebook page)

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