Conservative HQ is very concerned about Ukip "piling on the pressure" for another Tory MP to defect.
Gordon Henderson MP once said the politician he most admires is Nigel Farage; there are many signs that point to him being the next defector.
The Tories need to play on the fact that Ukip is still not a credible party.
Rochester and Strood MP says the Conservative leadership "aren't serious about the change that I think this country needs."
There simply isn’t much room for the party to grow on the right.
Ukip will throw the kitchen sink at coastal towns next year, such as South Thanet, Folkestone and Skegness. How to dodge the purple rosette?
Ukip needs to decide whether it wants to maximise its total vote in 2015, or it wants to maximise its number of MPs.
Giles Watling, former 80s TV star, is selected through an open primary to fight the by-election against Douglas Carswell.
The poll cited by the nationalists would leave Labour as the largest party.