Analysis: What’s behind Farage’s attempt to court Scottish Independence supporters?
Farage’s attempt to win over Yes-Leave voters may disenchant core Leave-Unionist support, but the move is part of the Brexit Party leader’s strategy to de-toxify his brand north of the border, Ben Wray finds
NIGEL FARAGE’S appearance in Scotland on Friday was a curious event. The former leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, which under his leadership had (and still has) a policy of abolishing the Scottish Parliament, sought to tempt Scottish independence supporters over to the Brexit Party.
EU Elections In Perspective: The 'not so extraordinary' rise of the Brexit party
CommonSpace is interviewing political commentators from different perspectives on the EU ahead of European elections on 23 May. In the second interview, CS speaks to Marina Prentoulis, Senior Lecturer in Political, Social and International Studies at the University of East Anglia, and a member of the pro-EU Another Europe is Possible. She speaks here in a personal capacity.
IN recent weeks the Brexit party has surged in the EU election polls, polling more in some polls than Labour and the Conservatives combined.
Analysis: European elections may demonstrate the gulf between Scotland and England – and keep independence on the table
Polarisation between Scottish and English voters next week could reignite the sense of democratic outrage over Brexit, and reinforce the necessity of independence
SAME as it ever was, it’s happening again.
EU Elections In Perspective: The rise of the Brexit party as a ‘creature of the void’
CommonSpace is interviewing political commentators from different perspectives on the EU ahead of European elections on 23 May. In the first interview, CS speaks to International Politics professor Dr Lee Jones, a founding signatory to the Full Brexit, a left-wing pro-Brexit website, about the rise of the Brexit Party
RECENT weeks have witnessed the dramatic rise of the Brexit party in a British political system traditionally resistant to such lightning insurgencies.
Analysis: European elections will indicate whether England's political revolution is for real
CommonSpace editor Ben Wray says likely European Parliamentary elections in six weeks time could be the beginning of a breach with two-party politics in England, with insurgency’s on the Remain centre and Brexit right.
WEDNESDAY’S EU Council is almost certain to grant the UK Government its extension – not the one the Prime Minister asked for, but one she’ll have to make do with.