Video: We asked people what they know about Reform UK - and this is what they said

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Video: Reform UK has its roots in UKIP and the Brexit Party, but, ahead of the London mayoral election, do people know what it stands for?

When voters go to the polls on May 2, one of the parties on the ballot may not be familiar to everyone.

Ahead of the London mayoral election, LondonWorld asked people in Battersea what they know about Reform UK.

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"I've heard of them but I don't know what their policies are. Do you know what their policies are?" Elaine asked our reporter.

The party's mayoral candidate, Howard Cox, says he would scrap ULEZ, cut crime and "ditch [Sadiq] Khan".

"Oh. If that's it then I don't think a lot of them," said Elaine.

Nationally, the party has pledged lower taxes, net-zero immigration, "zero waiting lists" and cheaper energy.

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Luke said: "I'm quite a fan actually because I live in Southend, which is a really strong Conservative area. So it looks like it's going to split the Conservative vote and Labour will come in for once. It's self-sabotage for what they want, so the more of them the better, to be honest with you. They don't even know what they're doing. If they're going to split the Tory vote, continue. Fire away, gang."

Milly said: "I've got no time for any right-wing politics. None whatsoever. I'm extremely left wing so I would just lock that lot up."

The mayoral and London Assembly elections take place on Thursday May 2.

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