Farage stands in Thanet South and targets 8 more Tory seats

Out of the wetsuit into the fire: Cameron must face truth about Ukip's ambitions for the general election

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David Cameron returns to his desk today from his Cornish holiday to deal with the IS threat, the Rotherham sex abuse scandal and the risk that Scotland could vote to leave the Union. But the nightmare stalking the PM is the monster that has just landed on the Kent coast – Ukip leader Nigel Farage.

Ukip’s target seats for the May 2015 general election have been leaked and the list shows that Farage is planning to gain a beachhead in Parliament by seizing a string of seats on the south and east coasts of England where the locals are fed up with immigration and Europe.

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