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

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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)