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UKIP leader resigns after ''disastrous'' UK poll result

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.

Leader of anti-EU UKIP Party quits after election failure

"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.