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Cameron's party loses British election candidate to UKIP

Mike Whitehead switches sides after becoming disenchanted with local Conservative politicians

Mr Whitehead's defection is another hammer blow to Tory pretensions in the north of England, says Mr Farage (above).


ONE of Prime Minister David Cameron's parliamentary candidates said on Monday he had fallen out with the Conservatives and was switching his support to the anti-European Union (EU) UK Independence Party (UKIP) before a May 7 election.

The move by Mike Whitehead, until last