New polling by Survation in Labour marginals Great Grimsby and Dudley North shows the party neck-and-neck with UKIP.
With 25 appearances by Nigel Farage on Question Time and more than 23,000 press mentions, UKIP is attracting historically unprecedented levels of coverage for a minor party.
Rather than pandering to the UKIP leader, Soubry declared on Question Time: "You do not talk facts, you talk prejudice."
As long as the Tories are directing their fire at UKIP and trying to attract their core vote back, they will continue to remind everyone that they are the nasty party.
UKIP leader denounces "this washed up politician" after he declares that Labour must "absolutely not" support a referendum on EU membership.
The UKIP leader's figure is "spot on", says Conservative MP Philip Hollobone.
A self-image as maverick crusaders for the cause of “political incorrectness” is both intrinsic to Ukip identity - and a constant liability.
Maybe Ukip are a one-man band and a one-trick pony, but Nigel Farage is a reckless man with a very dangerous trick.
Vicky Pryce on UKIP's respectable friends and Prisonomics.
Andy Coulson's warning that the UKIP leader has a "bit of a point" when he demands to be included highlights Cameron's dilemma.