Brexit: EU vote demand is 'torpedoing' Labour-Tory talks

Brexit: EU vote demand is 'torpedoing' Labour-Tory talks

The politician was spotted in Pontefract town centre, accompanied by his party's blue bus, as he prepared for a rally in Featherstone.

Marian Nicholson, who works at Southwell Barbers on Shoe Market, said: "I was pleasantly surprised to see him, I'm definitely a supporter".

"We're at the flawless storm, so yes, I think we'll get an absolute mauling", he told BBC's Westminster Hour.

"I want us out without a shadow of a doubt, and I just think we need to get out and get Great Britain back to being great".

Jon Ashworth, Labour's health policy chief, said the party's negotiators were "not getting very far" in trying to persuade the government to adopt its Brexit plan, which envisages a permanent customs union - something that is anathema to many pro-Brexit Conservatives.

John Parton said he was "thrilled" to have met Mr Farage. It made my day, I'm buzzing now, I'm on cloud nine.

A YouGov survey revealed 63% of people thought the Brexit Party would "probably not be a force in British politics in 10 years", compared to 13% who thought it was here to stay.

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"For some people this is the ultimate protest vote opportunity".

"Interestingly, Brexit voters have deserted the Tories to such an extent that the Conservatives actually have a higher share of the European vote among Remainers (12%) than among Leavers (11%)".

"It's supposed to be a democracy we're living in". As internationalists, we should recognise that it is not just the United Kingdom that is now experiencing politically turbulent times and the rise of the far right.

"If the point of the exercise is to get a sustainable majority, over several weeks or months of delivering on the implementation, you can't leave a confirmatory vote out of the package", he said.

"I mentioned to him about leaving and he asked me what I thought of Yvette Cooper so I told him and he agreed with me".

British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives have fallen to fifth place in an opinion poll ahead of the May 23 European parliamentary election as pressure grows for her to set a date for her own departure.

"Elsewhere, latest opinion polls in the United Kingdom are indicating that support for Nigel Farage's Brexit Party is soaring with the Opinium survey for the Observer newspaper indicating that the Brexit Party would take 34% of the vote in the May 23 European Parliament elections, compared with 21% for Labour and just 11% for the Conservatives".