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UK's anti-EU party elects new leader

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>> Four years ago I predicted that UKIP would cause an earthquake in British politics. Well, we have.>>
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] at the UKIP annual conference in Bournemouth for the party's most high profile figure to pass on the baton.
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This is supposed to be a celebration, party has after all got what it campaigns their heart for. The UK is set to leave the EU. There's still a few key questions hanging over this conference for its party members. Who will be their next leader? And where they plan to take the party?
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Well, we have the answer for the first, Diane James, clinching the leash in our nation.>> Support me,work with me, win with me, make UKIP the winning machine it will become.>> So what kind of party is Diane James inheriting? Well, it's one without it's headliners for the past few decades, and one in desperate need of policy to rally behind apart from opposing the EU.
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And it needs to come back together under one roof as being open dissent in its ranks with a number of high level of deserters in recent weeks. And Arron Banks, party donor, has been mulling the idea of putting money into a separate for a movement, something I spoke to him about.
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>> We're fully behind Diane James and mergers as well. We couldn't be more delighted. It's the best outcome possible. Do you->> Fully behind UKIP, but there is scope for a movement to create ideas.>> The overwhelming message here is let's get behind Diane. But equally, Nigel Farage has said we haven't seen the last of him.
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She may have the UKIP podium, but she might not be the only one pushing his ideas.>>