VIDEO: UKIP Robin Hunter-Clarke’s reaction to election result

UKIP’s Robin Hunter-Clarke has vowed he will ‘be back’ after losing out to the Tories for the Boston and Skegness seat.

Speaking after the results, Mr Hunter-Clarke said his party had showed a ‘huge achievement’ in gaining 14,645 votes in the constituency - putting them in second place.

UKIP's Robin Hunter-Clarke (Left) with Nigel Farage. File photo.

UKIP's Robin Hunter-Clarke (Left) with Nigel Farage. File photo.

“We’ve shaved thousands off the Tory majority,” he said.

“I believe in the future we have a real opportunity to take this seat.”

He emphasised he had achieved the ‘biggest swing’ to UKIP in the country, adding: “In five year’s time, I will be back.”