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A row has erupted in Reform UK after Nigel Farage introduced a collection of recent appointments.

Boston and Skegness MP Richard Tice is taking up from Ben Habib as deputy chief.

But a livid Mr Habib stated he was contemplating his place throughout the celebration “more generally” over the transfer.

He stated: “I have just been informed by Nigel Farage that Richard Tice is taking over as deputy leader of the party. Consequently I no longer hold that position.

“I’m contemplating my place extra usually in mild of this alteration.

“I have long held concerns about the control of the party and the decision-making processes. I will reflect on all of this.

“The key for me is that Reform UK stays true to the guarantees made to the British individuals. The motion we’ve got created doesn’t belong to us, it belongs to the individuals. We are obliged and indebted to the British individuals.”

Ashfield MP Lee Anderson has been made chief whip, while businessman Zia Yusuf is the new chairman.

Mr Farage said: “I’m happy to announce some adjustments at Reform UK. Richard Tice MP will turn out to be Deputy Leader. Zia Yusuf would be the new Chairman. Lee Anderson MP is Chief Whip!”