Ukip leader Nigel Farage lost his bid to win a Westminster as the coastal Kent constituency of South Thanet remained in Conservative control.
Ukip has suffered a frustrating election after gaining about 12% of the national vote but only one MP.
Before attending the delayed count in the coastal Kent constituency of South Thanet, Farage dropped a strong hint that he was braced for defeat. “There was a massive turnout … that must be to the advantage of the Conservatives,” he said.
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