School of Politics and International Relations

This Is What The Brexit Party European Election Victory Could Actually Mean For The UK

28 May 2019

As Westminster implodes over Brexit, one man is having a jolly old time – Nigel Farage. Farage has already said the Brexit Party will demand to have places on the EU negotiating team if they come top, telling a packed rally in Kensington this week, he said if his party tops the polls, they “must join”. Tim Bale, Politics Professor at Queen Mary University of London, said: “It is a complete and utter non-starter. It will be frankly unconstitutional for a party with no MPs and not in government to be involved in a state to state negotiation. But it’s an effective soundbite.”

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Professor Bale also spoke about the Brexit Party and the European election results in: Yahoo! News, Evening Standard, Huff Post (separate article), Huff Post (separate article)