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Farage confident Leave would win again in second referendum

Nigel Farage has stated he is confident that the Leave vote would win by an excellent bigger margin if a second referendum was known as.

Speaking on the Brexit Party convention in London on Friday night time, he stated: “If we did have to face a second referendum, and provided we were given a proper question with a genuine Leave on the ballot paper, I have absolutely no doubt we would vote to Leave by a bigger margin than we did back in 2016.”

Mr Farage’s feedback have been met with cheers from the viewers, earlier than he went to say: “But no matter occurs, there is not going to be violent riots on our streets as a result of we now have received a well-run, wise, reasonable, democratic celebration known as the Brexit Party.

“People will not riot, they’re going to come and be part of the Brexit Party and we’ll do that democratically and peacefully”.

The celebration chief added that Britain had grow to be a laughing inventory and stated he wished to “re-establish where we should be in the world”.

Mr Farage, who based the celebration with Catherine Blaiklock in November 2018, additionally addressed the talk over Boris Johnson’s use of “inflammatory language”, with Jeremy Corbyn saying the prime minister was encouraging individuals to behave in “disgraceful and abusive ways” in direction of MPs.

He stated that senior figures in British society who “simply do not accept” the 2016 referendum consequence have stated that “Brexiteers are basically stupid” and are “somehow a low sub-species than they are”.

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Mr Farage added: “They have a moral superiority and believe that they are better people than us – and that is where I believe the strong language and bad behaviour begins.”

When referencing “talk about the temperature of political debate”, Mr Farage talked about John Bercow, Tony Blair and John Major – all of whom have been booed by the viewers – earlier than occurring to explain Change UK chief Anna Soubry because the “least popular figure with Leave voters”.

Mr Farage then questioned if Mr Johnson is “really, truly a genuine Brexiteer” and warned his celebration members: “Do not trust the Conservative Party.”

He stated that, if Mr Johnson campaigned for a no-deal Brexit, the Brexit Party would signal a “non aggression pact” with the Conservatives in a normal election.

Earlier this month, Mr Farage used a newspaper advert to set out how he would not stand candidates in opposition to the Conservatives in some areas if the prime minister dedicated to a “clean-break Brexit”.

Under the phrases of the supply, the Brexit Party would not contest seats at a normal election in areas the place the Tories have been competing in opposition to the Liberal Democrats or different Remain-backing events.

Speaking to Sky News forward of his celebration convention speech, Mr Farage stated of Mr Johnson: “It’s good to listen to {that a} prime minister that’s optimistic – however truly Boris Johnson is taking a fallacious flip.

“He’s attempting to reheat Theresa May’s failed deal, and that isn’t Brexit. So we’re the one ones that consider in it and we have got to struggle for it.”

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