The new UKIP leader is coming to Derby tomorrow

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The new UKIP leader Henry Bolton will make his first visit to Derby tomorrow.

The 54-year-old will be out and about in the Alvaston area and other parts of the city to introduce himself to the voting public and UKIP members.

Mr Bolton took over the reigns as UKIP leader in September during the party conference in Torquay.

He is a former British Army officer as well as a former policeman. In 2013 he was awarded an OBE for his services to international security.

According to a statement, he is coming to the East Midlands because the region was one of the strongest areas for voting "Leave" in the European Union referendum.

Touring Derby with Mr Bolton will be Derby City Council UKIP councillor Alan Graves, who said he was immensely looking forward to welcoming him to Derby.

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He told the Derby Telegraph: "It is a visit I've organised myself but Henry is visiting all parts of the East Midlands because he is keen to see the region.

"He will be visiting Derby to show who he is and what he is all about.

"It is great for the UKIP party he is coming to Derby. The party has now stabilised and we are now growing from that stabilisation."

Do you have a question for Henry Bolton ahead of his visit to Derby on Thursday? If so please comment below.