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Is a pact between the Tories and the Brexit Party just a matter of time - and could Boris survive as PM without one?

The rise of the Brexit Party has forced the Tories to consider how to keep the threat of Nigel Farage's new force at bay.

Polls show it hurts the Conservative Party's ratings so badly that it would make it all too easy for Jeremy Corbyn to enter Downing Street, forcing leading Tories to consider whether they should strike an electoral pact in order to survive.

In this video, Asa Bennett explores how contenders like Boris Johnson are tackling the idea, and whether a deal with the Brexit Party could be only a matter of time.