There has been no agreement between the two parties. And the whole thrust of our campaign is to colonise the centre ground, not retreat from it.
Posts Tagged: Nigel Farage MEP
His shift on candidates now acknowledges that a hung Parliament would be a bad thing. It follows that pro-Brexit voters in tight contests should back the Tories.
Farage says that he decided yesterday not to risk strengthening the pro-Remain presence in the next Parliament.
These West Midlands voters in Tom Watson’s seat care deeply about Brexit and see the Prime Minister as their champion.
The two parties have different Brexit policies, and it would therefore be impossible for them to project a united appeal.
He says his party is open to a ‘Leave Alliance’, but will go it alone if Johnson continues to rebuff their advances.
Iain Dale: If Johnson loses, we’ll have a fourth Conservative leader in five years. Goodness knows who that would be.
Plus: Groundhog Day for the NHS. Farage is the dog that hasn’t barked. I will miss Morgan. And: Off to Liverpool.
And what of our voters who would be repelled by a pact with it? I can see the Lib/Lab slogan already: “Vote Blue, get Farage”.
ConservativeHome is very dubious that, assuming a poll is deliverable, the Party can win a healthy majority without already having delivered Brexit.
‘This is a rotten deal….If Boris Johnson had presented this six months ago, the ERG would have voted against it’ says Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage
Plus: Could the Brexit Party get a free run from the Conservatives in 50 seats? Welcome, Chris Mason. And: my weekend.
You might blame Parliament for the fact that the Prime Minister will have broken his promise but Parliament didn’t force him to make that promise.
It sets the scene as the Conservative Conference opens by showing what the voters themselves make of the unfolding drama.
I still want to avoid a second referendum. But unless we can make progress towards Parliament supporting a deal, those calls are going to grow.
How the pro-Leave Spartans, not pro-Remain or pro-Soft Brexit Tories, could end up whipless – and barred from contesting a general election as Conservatives.