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Farage: we’d only support a “responsible” budget

The Ukip leader says a Conservative chancellor would have to take a robust approach to tackling the deficit if they wanted his support

By Josh Lowe  

Ukip are starting to lay out their demands for any future deal with the Tories. © Isabel Infantes/EMPICS Entertainment

A robust approach to deficit reduction would be the key condition of Ukip supporting future Conservative budgets in a confidence and supply deal, Nigel Farage has said.

“I think clearly for someone to govern they have to have people support their budget, and if we thought we saw that they were serious about…

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