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Paul Nuttall’s chances

This election could see the end of the UKIP leader

By Katharine Quarmby  

Nuttall, Ukip's leader, launches his party's general election campaign ©Jonathan Brady/PA Wire/PA Images

Can Paul Nuttall, the UKIP leader, win the seat of Boston and Skegness from the Conservatives? Bafflingly, Nuttall announced he was standing during a visit to Hartlepool, about 160 miles away from the constituency. His rally was interrupted by a street fight that may or may not have had its basis in Brexit, depending on which paper you read.

On the face of it, Nuttall should stand a chance. The Lincolnshire town of Boston voted 75.6…

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