UKIP leader Gerard Batten: My position ‘untenable’ if I lose seat

UKIP leader Gerard Batten has said his position as leader will be “untenable” if he loses his seat in the European elections.

After coming first in 2014, many opinion surveys have the party near the bottom ahead of polling day on Thursday.

Former leader Nigel Farage’s newly-formed Brexit Party is expected to finish first.

Despite this, Mr Batten maintains he still has strong support within the party.

“If I lost my seat in London it would be untenable for me to continue as leader,” he told Sky News’ Sophy Ridge…
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