Speaking at a debate at Chatham House, Mr Farage said BNP voters who had switched to UKIP had been 'holding their nose' over what he described as the party's 'racist agenda' and found a more suitable home with UKIP.
'I would think we have probably taken a third of the BNP vote directly from them, I don't think anyone has done more, apart from Nick Griffin on Question Time, to damage the BNP than UKIP and I am quite proud of that,' said Nigel Farage speaking at Chatham House.
'Recently there has been discussion in Finland about joining NATO, but opinion remains in favour of a defence partnership with Sweden,' said Kathleen McInnis.
'His victory speech was uncompromising, tough and polarizing. It is an indication that he will intensify his current robust style of leadership,' said Fadi Hakura.
'International criticism of Prime Minister Erdogan over his ban of Twitter plays into his hands, especially among his religious conservative voters who have a strong proclivity to believe in conspiracy theories and to have a negative suspicious view of alleged foreign intervention in Turkey,' said Fadi Hakura.
'It has got more violent and it is such a range of targets from communities to schools and such softer targets to actually really prominent military targets, said Elizabeth Donnelly.
'The justification for having this ministries in the interim government, and let's not forget it is an interim government, was in response to their role in the protests,' said Orysia Lutsevych.
'We have seen in the past and today that the favourite method used by the government to put pressure on business opponents is via tax investigation,' said Fadi Hakura. 'The Turkish state has enormous amounts of legal regulatory and political power in its hands.'