Brexit party

The Brexit party crack-up

22 October 2019 11:47

At the start of the year, the Brexit party didn’t exist. When it roared to success a few months later…

Brexit party voters will decide Boris Johnson’s fate

11 October 2019 13:00

The fate of Boris Johnson’s premiership will be determined by Nigel Farage and the Brexit party. Even if a Brexit…

Why is Nigel Farage being so emollient to the Tories?

12 September 2019 11:19

In verbal ding dongs Nigel Farage usually gives as good as he gets. But he has been oddly restrained in…

Meet the Brexit party’s secret weapon: a stand-up comedian

25 August 2019 6:30

He looks nothing like a financial expert. Moneyweek journalist, Dominic Frisby, has a huge Santa beard and he dresses like…

It would be foolish to take Boris’s Brexit promises at face value

7 August 2019 12:26

As the by-election result came through from Wales last week, one Tory Leaver tweeted this: “Brecon and Radnor is a timely…

Can the Brexit party survive Brexit?

28 July 2019 8:00

You have to admit that Brexit party MEPs have a fun job. Imagine turning up to work to insult your…

Will Philip Pullman forgive my ‘gross insult to Beethoven’?

10 July 2019 10:18

In my first week as an MEP, I was delighted to find that my Twitter feed included lots of interest…

The Tories will now regret not giving Nigel Farage a peerage

27 May 2019 9:48

Nigel Farage has been on the radio this morning, almost plaintively offering to be part of a Government team renegotiating…

Nigel Farage: the Brexit party is no1 in Europe. Next stop: Westminster

27 May 2019 8:15

The Brexit party has emerged as the big winner of the European elections. Nigel Farage’s party, formed just six weeks…

Brexit party tops EU poll – as Labour and Tories punished by voters

26 May 2019 23:30

The EU election results are in and it’s bad news for both of the main parties. Labour and the Tories…

Nigel Farage is not ‘far right’

22 May 2019 16:48

It is now fashionable to describe Nigel Farage as an ‘extremist’, ‘far right’ or ‘fascist’ politician. Last month, Dame Margaret…

Meet the secret Brexiteers

18 May 2019 6:00

Much has been made of the Brexit Party’s insurgency amongst people in Leave-voting communities, who have been subject to disparaging…

Do Brexit Party supporters know who they are really voting for?

15 May 2019 13:20

When people challenge my opinions I shrug, said Vladimir Nabokov. When people challenge my facts, I reach for my dictionary.…

What the Brexit Party’s success means for the Tory leadership contest

15 May 2019 10:39

As Theresa May promises to bring her Withdrawal Agreement back next month for a fourth vote, few in Government believe…

The desperate bid to slur the Brexit Party

14 May 2019 19:52

The Bermondsey by-election of 1983 is widely regarded as one of the nastiest, most scurrilous election campaigns in British history.…

The twisted truth about Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party

14 May 2019 13:17

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party pretends to stand for the traditional values of old England: Parliamentary sovereignty, patriotism and decency. However little…

Only a vote for the Brexit Party can save the Tories

9 May 2019 14:40

Of all the red warning signs for the Conservatives, the choice of the Brexit party’s candidate for the forthcoming Peterborough…

Brexit Party makes Peterborough wait for by-election candidate

6 May 2019 14:54

With a Peterborough by-election scheduled for early June, there’s talk that it could lead to Parliament’s first Brexit Party MP.…

The Spectator Podcast: the Brexit party, drugs, and fake lesbians

3 May 2019 18:10

As the two main parties reel from their local election performances today, are we at the beginning of a golden…

What would a Brexit party triumph mean for the Tories?

18 April 2019 8:32

Another day, another poll predicting the Brexit party will triumph in next month’s European elections. This time, it’s a Times/YouGov…