EU Parliament poll to churn United Kingdom politics some more


However there is growing impatience among Tory MPs, fearful the continuing deadlock will see them suffer a drubbing at the hands of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party in the European elections on May 23.

Crispin Blunt said that the Conservatives must make an "accommodation" with the Brexit Party but stopped short of calling for a full coalition.

Its leader, former UKIP leader Nigel Farage announced he would stand as a candidate for the party in any future European Parliament elections, in the event the United Kingdom had not left the European Union. The Brexit Party led both polls comfortably. But if we, under a new leader, reinvent ourselves properly as a Brexit party, we will be faced with the inevitability at some point of a general election in order to deliver Brexit because this Parliament is stopping the delivery of Brexit.

"I think the upcoming elections will show the complete collapse of the Conservative party's vote caused by their denial of Brexit and their complete ignorance of their own voters, who have been saying they've wanted a clean Brexit ..."

For the Euro election, Britain is divided into a dozen regional constituencies, and will return 73 MEPs to the European Parliament.

A Labour spokesman said the party's top team and trade unions would be updated on what was discussed. May, while pledging to step down ahead of the next phase of Brexit negotiations, is yet to name a date. "There will be a substantive Cabinet discussion on wherever we have got to", a senior government source said.

May's Conservatives trailed in fifth with 10 percent after the Liberal Democrats and the Greens.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves church, as Brexit turmoil continues, in Sonning, Britain, May 12, 2019.

The source stressed that both sides in the cross-party talks agreed that no Parliament can bind a future government and pointed out that most European Union trade deals have a six to 12 month exit clause.

The letter was also signed by Graham Brady, chairman of the Conservative Party's 1922 Committee, which represents the views of backbench MPs.

The question now is whether the Brexit Party is a passing phenomenon or a new force that breaks Britain's existing political order.

"A vote for Labour is a vote for Brexit in these elections".

"And for those that voted to leave, they'll blame us for having not got the country out of the European Union", he said.