Nigel Farage referred to as the nation’s departure from the bloc a ‘victory of ordinary people against the establishment’ and mentioned there isn’t a manner it is going to ever rejoin.
Having spent practically 21 years in the European Parliament, he mentioned ‘getting your P45 is always a strange thing’ and that he will miss the drama of Brussels.
Appearing on ITV’s Good Morning Britain in the present day, he mentioned: ‘I walked at random right into a pub at Westminster final evening and the get together had already began.
‘I’m getting texts from folks, there are fireworks events, there are tens of millions of people who find themselves overjoyed.
‘This is an incredible victory of ordinary people against the establishment, and what it shows you, whatever the faults in our country, we’re nonetheless a democracy.
‘The truth of it is the country is uniting. A lot of people who voted remain say look we’re a democracy, this must occur, and the normal view out there may be let’s simply get on with this.’
He dismissed numerous ‘scare stories’ surrounding Brexit as ‘utter rubbish’, together with the thought that individuals received’t have the ability to journey throughout Europe after the UK’s departure.
The former UKIP chief mentioned leaving the EU will give Britain an opportunity to turn out to be ‘more competitive and more attractive to the rest of the world’.
He added: ‘There’s an enormous, large world on the market – 85% of the world’s economic system is exterior the Eurozone, Brexit offers us the freedom to embrace that.’
Reflecting on his 27 years of campaigning Farage mentioned preventing for a divorce with Brussels ‘took over his life’.
The arch-Brexiteer determined used to work in the commodities and currencies markets earlier than deciding to step into the world of politics to marketing campaign in opposition to becoming a member of the Euro.
He added: ‘I met people in the Conservative Party and the Labour Party who agreed with me that it was a mistake, but nobody seemed to really want to fight, nobody seemed to want to really stand up, so I said to hell with it, I’m going to do that.’
Farage confessed that he will miss the drama of Brussels and being the ‘pantomime villain’ of the chamber, however that his ‘dream has been achieved’.
He added: ‘It’s been an enormous chapter of my life that’s simply come to an in depth. It’s quite like the final day at college. You stroll out, you’re happy to be leaving, however you’re a bit of bit apprehensive about the world exterior.
‘As for the next phase, all I can say is right now Boris Johnson is saying all the right things. If he delivers those things we will be truly, genuinely independent, I have to be honest I’m feeling fairly optimistic.’
But the Prime Minister’s management of the scenario is strictly what Labour peer Lord Mandelson worries about.
Speaking to the programme, he mentioned: ‘I’m a patriot I would like the greatest for the nation, however we must make some fairly large selections.’
He mentioned the ‘economic freedom’ heralded by Boris Johnson will come at the expense of commerce, jobs and funding and referred to as for a better relationship with the European Union to maintain limitations to a minimal.
Taking a swipe at Farage, Mandelson mentioned: ‘He desires to compete with the remainder of the world in a discount basement manner.
‘I don’t suppose that’s what the majority of the nation by the manner need, however the person who will determine it now’s Boris Johnson, he owns the consequence of Brexit and nevertheless this negotiation pans out.’
The former EU Commissioner added: ‘Today is not the end of Brexit, it may be the end of Nigel Farage’s big ego-trip, but it surely’s solely the finish of the starting of Brexit.
‘We have huge decisions that have now got to be taken about how we’re going to forge a relationship with the European Union.’
Lord Mandelson says he accepts the referendum consequence however added that he doesn’t wish to see ‘endless dispute between Britain and the European Union, endless arbitration, endless tension between ourselves and all our neighbours’.
Speaking to presenters Kate Garraway and Ben Shephard Farage mentioned: ‘Whilst he’s nonetheless preventing and arguing about why he thinks the EU is sweet, what was fascinating there was he truly accepts Brexit is going on.
‘He says there isn’t going to be a second referendum, we’re not going to rejoin any time quickly, and I feel that reveals even the most ardent remainers now settle for the nation’s heading off in a unique path and let’s make an enormous success of it.’
Britain will go away the EU at 11pm UK time however will stay below European rules for the time being.
The nation will then enter an 11-month transition interval whereas each events thrash out a free commerce settlement.
Boris Johnson mentioned he desires a complete deal overlaying all points of Britain’s future relationship with the EU, together with safety.
The Prime Minister is adamant he won’t ponder any extension of the transition interval past the finish of 2020.