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Ukip are getting squeezed

The economy and the NHS remain the most important issues in this election

By Peter Kellner  

Nigel Farage's concerns are increasingly less important to voters, pushing him outside of the mainstream debate. © Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

You could smell the fear. When Ukip won last May’s elections to the European Parliament, it wasn’t just the fact of their victory that spooked their opponents. It was the way they seemed to hijack the campaign. Immigration and Brexit were what they wanted to talk about. The Conservatives hated to be…

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