Frustrated Farage

Rumours might be swirling around UKIP circles that he could be set to stand in Chris Huhne’s potentially up-for-grabs seat in Eastleigh, but Nigel Farage has today insisted he “could not care less” who wins the next general election. The Barroso-bashing eurosceptic lambasted the Tories as “virtually indistinguishable” from the other parties, going on to lament:

The penny is beginning to drop with the British people and British businesses that we are no longer a self-governing nation. That matters far more than which brand of social democracy gets in. It no longer matters who sits in No 10. We are not governed from Westminster, we are governed from Brussels. It does not make any difference.

Just when Guido was thinking it was time for Farage to head home…




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Philip Hammond uses a trip to Berlin to mock the Foreign Secretary:

“A compromise is the art of dividing a cake in such a way that everyone believes he has the biggest piece. Wise words with some applicability to the Brexit negotiations although I try to discourage talk of “cake” amongst my colleagues.”

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