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EU Parliament poll to churn United Kingdom politics some more

EU Parliament poll to churn United Kingdom politics some more

We can not ever allow again a great democratic exercise like this to be railroaded aside by career politicians of both the Labour and Tory parties'.

Asked if he wanted to become prime minister, Farage shrugged, "No, not particularly".

Conversely, Change UK - the party formed by nine former Labour and three ex-Tory MPs - is languishing on just seven per cent support in the capital, according to the survey carried out on behalf of Queen Mary University of London. However, with public strength of feeling on Brexit high, it could be far higher this time round - around 49% of respondents to a YouGov poll earlier this month said they were certain to vote, with only 13% adamant that they would not.

A Eurosceptic Tory has said the party should do a deal with Nigel Farage if the current deadlock over quitting the European Union results in a general election, warning that "otherwise Brexit doesn't happen".

Brexit uncertainty has damaged small businesses after almost three years of negotiations and equivocation, according to research by small business insurer Simply Business.

Farage, the former leader of the U.K. Independence Party and a Fox News contributor, formed the Brexit Party in January in response to the lengthy delay to Britain's departure from the European Union and unhappiness surrounding May's withdrawal agreement - which Brexiteers say leaves Britain still bound to the E.U.

Others have hailed Mr Farage and his colleagues as the only party to deliver what they want.

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Meanwhile, Mrs May's chief negotiator Olly Robbins was in Brussels for two days of talks about the possibility of making changes to the Political Declaration - the document setting out the framework for the future UK-EU relationship after Brexit. Labour and the Tories are polling just 26% combined.

He told the BBC that pro-EU voters will "blame us for having tried to take us out" of the bloc.

Enthusiasm in Britain for European parliamentary elections has traditionally not been high: in 2014, turnout in the United Kingdom was just 36%.

Brexit has been delayed until October 31 as MPs failed to reach an agreement on how best to exit the EU.

"I've made it clear that at this stage, at this 11th hour, any deal that comes through from this government ought to be subject to the lock of a confirmatory vote", Sir Keir said.

It will be the fourth time that the House of Commons votes on May's Brexit deal, after rejecting it in each prior vote.

A cross-party agreement which involved Labour's minimum demand of a customs arrangement with the European Union would cause a mutiny among Tory MPs, as Tuesday's letter to the Times newspaper warns vividly.


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