Nigel Farage has attended a reception at the Ritz celebrating his contribution to the campaign for Britain to leave the EU. There, he made a speech predicting tumultuous times ahead:
In America the revolution is total. Not only have the people spoken and won, but the old administration, Obama and all those ghastly people, are out and the Trump people are in.”“In this country, the people have spoken but the same players have just been shuffled around the chess board and we are still being run by the career professional political class.
I am not sure what is going to happen over the course of the next couple of years but I suspect there’s another big seismic shock in British politics perhaps going to come at the next election.
I suspect that the Conservative party is not fit for the legacy of Brexit. I suspect there is going to be a genuine realignment of British politics over the course of the next three or four years.
Is Farage predicting the formation of a pro-EU party and a pro-Independence party out of the Conservative and Labour parties? It could seem a bold prediction. But then, who knows to what extent the vexed question of Britain’s relationship with the EU could reshape our politics…