Major Ukip backer brands party leadership 'circus clowns'
And as Ukip plunged deeper into bitter in-fighting following the shock resignation of leader Diane James after just 18 days in the post, one of the candidates to take her place, Raheem Kassam, branded the party riddled with "corruption".
Mr Banks called on Ukip's sole MP, Douglas Carswell, to be thrown out as the major donor turned his fire on party's ruling national executive committee (NEC).
"This body is populated by a motley collection of amateurs; leftovers from a bygone age, when Ukip was a ragtag band of volunteers on the fringes of British politics. Watching them try... read more