#OllyShambles fallout - Howlett inundated with UKIP defections.

It did seem as though #Ollyshambles had split UKIP. Well, tbg can reveal that there have been a flurry of defections today from their Youth Wing, Young Independence, to Conservative Future according to their Leader Ben Howlett.

Holwett told tbg that he has - "Seen alot of twitter traffic regards people defecting to Conservative Future".

One UKIP'er tweeted that there were - "More leaving the Tories than joining I'm afraid Ben!"

Howlett said - "I speak only of the youth wing and that's not the case since #ollyshambles I'm afraid, see you back in CF soon".