Brexit party

The Brexit Party might still deny Boris his majority

11 December 2019 16:30

The last YouGov constituency-level poll showed a significant closing of the gap between Labour and the Conservatives, with the projected…

Farage’s ‘unilateral’ Leave alliance doesn’t guarantee the Tories a majority

11 November 2019 12:59

Will a Leave alliance lead the Tories to victory in the snap election? Nigel Farage has today announced that the…

Brexiteers shouldn’t vote for the Brexit party

2 November 2019 7:00

The only person ever elected for the Brexit party’s predecessor, Ukip, at a General Election, I really can’t see the…

What Farage’s Brexit ultimatum means for the Tories

1 November 2019 15:18

There’s been much speculation this week about how the Brexit party will approach the incoming general election. Varying reports suggested…

Why a Tory-Brexit party pact isn’t likely

31 October 2019 11:04

Nigel Farage’s European election-winning machine is the guest that has not yet turned up to the 2019 general election party. This…

Why the Brexit Party are needed more than ever

23 October 2019 12:15

About a year ago, over a pint with Nigel Farage, it became clear that our little attempt to get on…

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…