Nigel Farage launches Brexit Party as he vows to take votes from UKIP

Mail Online | 4/12/2019 | Martin Robinson, Chief Reporter For Mailonline
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Nigel Farage launched his new Brexit Party today as he vowed to take votes from 'tarnished' UKIP who he says lack 'good people' and have been 'taken over' by the far right.

Mr Farage admitted there is 'no difference' in policies between his old party and his new one but said they would not tolerate racism and would will field 'many Muslim candidates' in the May European elections.

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He said: 'UKIP did struggle to get enough good people into it but unfortunately what it's chosen to do is allow the far right to join it and take it over and I'm afraid the brand is now tarnished.'

Today he put a £1,000 bet on that the Brexit Party would win the most seats next month and revealed the public have donated £750,000 to the campaign fund in ten days.

UKIP - Leader - Gerard - Batten - Party

Current UKIP leader Gerard Batten has defended the party's links to Tommy Robinson and insists he has saved the party 'from oblivion' and Mr Farage quit.

Theresa May's Tories are in crisis over her failure to steer Britain out of the EU with the party ten points down in the polls.

MEP - David - Campbell - Bannerman - Today

Conservative MEP David Campbell Bannerman said today the party 'will get a kicking' on May 23 and lose half of their 18 MEPs.

Labour has also lost ground, according to the BMG poll, down three points, with the Liberal Democrats, UKIP, Independent Group and Brexit Party are all closely matched at approaching 10 per cent.

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Mr Farage, who has raised £750,000 for his new party from online donations in the past ten days, is vowing to lead a fightback against an establishment which he said has betrayed the country over Brexit.

And he believes he can grab huge numbers of UKIP, Tory and Labour voters upset that Britain did not leave the EU on March...
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