Nigel Farage says marching with Tommy Robinson will turn Ukip into the new BNP
Nigel Farage has warned Ukip that marching with Tommy Robinson will turn the birthday party into the new BNP.
The former chief says he has even thought to be tearing up his club card of the birthday party.
In an interview with The Mail on Sunday Mr Farage stated: “I know if that happens, that is the day that Ukip becomes the BNP, that’s it, that is the moment.”
The EDL founder is establishing a protest simply two days ahead of parliament votes on Theresa May’s deal.
Party chief Gerard Batten has already come underneath hearth for making Robinson an adviser on ‘Muslim rape gangs’.
Tommy Robinson, whose actual title is Stephen Yaxley-Lennon, will be talking underneath the banner of “Brexit Betrayal”.
And Mr Batten is making plans to march along him.
Mr Farage is concerned that the affiliation with the a long way proper will hurt the Brexit motive.
“We are heading up this blind alley of becoming a party that is almost a cult against a religion and I think that is the wrong place to be.”
Last week, Mr Farage wrote a letter to the NEC urging it to go a vote of no self belief in Mr Batten’s management.
He stated that if the bid to oust Mr Batten fails he will in finding it very exhausting to stick in the birthday party.
Mr Farage advised The Mail on Sunday he used to be “very down, very, very down, to be fair I am slightly depressed about it truly.
“It’s been an enormous a part of my lifestyles. I used to be there at the starting of it.”
Mr Batten tweeted: “Spent the afternoon planning Brexit Betrayal – Brexit Must Mean Exit March & Rally,” including that the match used to be a “leaver family day out”.
John McDonnell has referred to as on “all Labour members and anyone who cares about the future of our country” to oppose Tommy Robinson.
The shadow chancellor is looking backers to enroll in a Momentum demonstration to counter the march deliberate by means of the a long way proper activist in London on Sunday nine December.