UKIP leadership candidate Bill Etheridge says he'll end the fighting and unite the party
UKIP leadership candidate Bill Etheridge says he'll bring the party's internal fighting to an end and help "get our act together".
He said: "We need to pull our socks up and that’s why I’m standing. Hopefully I can bring a bit of common sense to things and pull the ship together a bit."
Coun Etheridge, a West Midlands MEP and Dudley councillor, said he had planned to back Stephen Woolfe, the North West MEP who was hospitalised after being involved in an scuffle with a colleague.
But he said the incident showed Mr Woolfe was not the right person to lead UKIP.
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