Paul Nuttall resigns as UKIP leader #HubGE2017

UKIP leader, Paul Nuttall, has stepped down as leader of the party after they failed to win a single seat in the general election.

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall speaks during a press conference at Boston West Golf Club where he announced that he is standing down as party leader by Joe Giddens/PA Wire/PA Images

Nuttall has resigned with immediate effect, leaving Pete Whittle, London Assembly member as acting leader.

The UKIP vote share plummeted to 2% and the party had lost £30,000 in deposits by 3am this morning.

Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage took to Twitter after Nuttall’s announcement.

Susanna Reid has her own theories about the future of UKIP.

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