LONDON, Aug 27 (Reuters / EP) –
The leader of the Brexit Party, Nigel Farage, has offered the British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, an electoral pact if he finally chooses to leave the European Union without agreement, but has warned that if he does not he will face a battle for Each seat in the next elections.
More than three years ago the United Kingdom held the referendum in which 52 percent of Britons voted for Brexit, but it is still unclear what the procedure will be to carry it out.
Farage has said that there is a 50 percent chance that there will be new elections in the fall and that if Johnson opts for “a clean Brexit,” the Brexit Party will support him in the elections. “We would put the country ahead of the game and we would do it every time,” Farage told his followers in London.
The politician has claimed that Brexit is being betrayed by an old-fashioned elite who does not understand that, if they frustrate leaving the United Kingdom, politics will be poisoned by at least one generation. “An exit agreement is not a Brexit, an exit agreement is a betrayal for the will of 17.4 million voters and if you agree to an exit agreement we will fight with you for every seat across the United Kingdom,” Farage has threatened.
The prime minister, who also supports divorce, seems to have bet that European leaders will offer him a better deal as there is less time and the probability of a Brexit without a pact approaches.
According to a survey, Johnson is 14 percentage points ahead of the Labor Party in intention to vote, since the tightening of policies regarding Brexit by the prime minister has made conservatives recover voters who had gone to the Farage party with years.