Nigel Farage 'not particularly' interested in a knighthood

Nigel Farage 'not particularly' interested in a knighthood

Mr Carswell said he had an "amicable" meeting on Tuesday with party chairman Paul Oakden and was happy to continue to represent UKIP in the Commons.

He said: "Contrary to a lot of speculation, we had a very polite and amicable meeting. I think he has done a wonderful job as party chairman."

Meanwhile, UKIP donor Arron Banks suggested on Tuesday he could stand against Mr Carswell at the next election.

The two have different views about UKIP's future direction and strategy.



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