Their reasoning? "By any account 2014 has been a stellar year for Ukip and its leader. After more than two decades on the fringes, the party has finally bulldozed its way into the political mainstream, led from the front by Mr Farage."
Stephen Sutton was first diagnosed with cancer at the age of 15 and died in May 2014, age 19. By the end of his short but extraordinary life, he had raised more than £3m - a total which has risen to £5m since his passing.