Brexit campaigner Nigel Farage has warned that if UK Prime Minister Theresa May allows Brexit to be halted by supporters of European Union membership, Britain will be thrust into its gravest “constitutional crisis” since World War ll.
Farage, 53, who as UK Independence Party (UKIP) leader convinced May’s predecessor, David Cameron, to call the Brexit referendum and then helped lead the campaign to leave the EU, said Brexit was now in danger of being scuttled by the establishment.
Farage cast May, who voted to stay in the EU, as “Theresa the appeaser” for giving in to EU demands on almost every element of Brexit negotiations and said London was being humiliated by Brussels.
“The best-case scenario right now under our current pathetic leadership is Brexit in name only – that is about as good as it gets,” Farage told Reuters in his office a few metres from Westminster Abbey.
“At worst they are going to make us fight the whole thing…