Brexit Party’s Head of Digital Strategy Quit a Week Ago

5 Dec

To add to the Brexit Party’s woes today in light of four MEPs resigning the whip, Guido also learns their Head of Digital Strategy quit two weeks into the election. Given their lack of air time, digital ads were crucial to their success… Ed Jankowski, who joined the party in October to replace Steve Edginton’s […]

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The three mistakes the Brexit Party have made in this General Election campaign

28 Nov

They were winners in the European parliamentary elections, but now the Brexit Party is struggling. Callum Tindall (University of Nottingham) identifies Nigel Farage’s missteps. After the Brexit Party’s victory in the European parliamentary elections in May 2019, it would have hoped to sustain its success. But many things have changed in British politics since. After … Continued

Election Battlegrounds 8) Yorkshire and the Humber

27 Nov

This region contains a sizeable clutch of those crucial ‘Labour Leave’ seats through which the Prime Minister is trying to pave his path to an overall majority.

What difference are the Unite to Remain and Brexit Party pacts likely to make?

18 Nov

The Unite to Remain alliance means the Lib Dems, Plaid Cymru and the Greens are trying to pool their votes to ensure a Remain-backing candidate is elected. But the Brexit Party’s decision to stand down their candidates in Tory-held seats makes this tougher. Heinz Brandenburg (University of Strathclyde) concludes that the overall effect of these pacts will be minimal. Now […]

Brexit Party Candidate Reported to Electoral Commission Over False Declaration Accusation

15 Nov

The Brexit Party’s candidate for the key Tory target of North Norfolk has been reported to the police over claims he made a false declaration in his nomination statement. The constituency’s ‘Statement of Persons Nominated’ form declares that the Brexit Party’s Harry Gwynne lives at “(Address in North Norfolk constituency)”, but a newspaper article just one […]

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Full List of Non-Tory-Held Seats the Brexit Party Aren’t Standing In

15 Nov

Following analysis of the closed candidate nominations, it has turned out the Brexit Party – having announced they will stand down in 317 tory-held seats – will not be standing in an additional 39 seats. Read them in full below: Airdrie and Shotts Argyll and Bute Brent Central Bristol North West Canterbury Central Ayrshire Chorley (candidates […]

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The Brexit Party is right to assist a Boris Johnson victory for the greater cause

14 Nov

The stakes in this election are incredibly high for all of us who have fought long and hard for Brexit. We have resurgent Liberal Democrats who think nothing of simply cancelling the result of the largest ever vote for any single issue ever held in this country. Didn’t happen, just ignore it and carry on […]

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Remain or Leave, people should be able to vote for the party they want to see win

12 Nov

We should be scrutinising candidates and policies. Instead the talk is of tactical voting and electoral pacts. Brexit has thrown the deficiencies of our voting system into sharp relief, but this must be the last general election fought under first past the post, writes Ian Simpson (Electoral Reform Society). Introducing the single transferable vote would mean voters would feel free […]

Brexit Party Critique of Boris’ Deal is Actually Theresa May’s Old Deal

11 Nov

The Brexit Party has sent out a briefing pack to its prospective parliamentary candidates, clearly written after the general election was legislated for on December 12. The document tries to provide a list of reasons why Boris’s new deal is unacceptable – reading these reasons closely reveals their central claim is based on the wrong document… […]

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