When Ukip won the European elections in the UK earlier this year, leader Nigel Farage said "the Ukip fox is amongst the Westminster chickens".

The anti-politics vibe that has served the party so well was evident on the final day of their conference in Doncaster when some actual news happened - this very rarely happens at party conferences.

The news being the second defection of a Tory MP to Ukip, with Mark Reckless (sic) following Douglas Carswell to switch to Ukip.

In a surprise speech to delegates, the MP for Rochester and Strood said he was joining Ukip.

"I found that it's impossible to keep these promises as Conservative and that is why I am joining Ukip," he said.

Despite having a great name, it's not exactly a household one, so here's what you need to know about Mr Reckless MP.

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