After UKIP failed to gain a single seat in Westminster, and with Nuttall coming third in Boston and Skegness, he opted to leave his position.
"I am standing down today as the leader of UKIP with immediate effect. This will allow the party to have a new leader in place by the conference in September," Nuttall said.
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