Nigel Farage 'more optimistic' about Brexit now as he predicts Tory victory in the Commons

Nigel Farage
Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage has said he is "more optimistic about Brexit" than he has been in a while, as he predicted the Tories could win a majority in the Commons if they campaign to leave the EU without a deal.

Writing in the, Mr Farage says running an election on a “no deal” platform will help Boris Johnson  "gain many votes" from the Brexit Party, suggesting  a formal deal between the parties will not be needed.

Last night Downing Street would not rule out running a general election campaign on a no deal manifesto.

It followed a Number 10 memo, believed to sent by Mr Johnson’s chief of staff Dominic Cummings on Monday, which said: "To marginalise the Brexit Party, we will have to fight...

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