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Four Brexit Party MEPs are set to QUIT and urge voters to back Boris Johnson

Added 12-05-19 06:36:02am EST - “The dramatic resignations are set to be announced with just a week to go before polling day - and just before Nigel Farage records a high-profile interview with the BBC's Andrew Neil.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Four Brexit Party MEPs set to QUIT urging voters to back Boris Johnson”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Nigel Farage voiced fury today as he faced a Brexit Party mutiny today with four MEPs quitting and urging voters to back Boris Johnson at the election.

The dramatic resignations came with just a week to go before polling day - and just before Mr Farage records a high-profile interview with the BBC's Andrew Neil. 

John Longworth, the former British Chambers of Commerce chief, has delivered the blow alongside Annunziata Rees-Mogg.

Lance Forman and Lucy Harris are also resigning, although all four will continue to sit as independent MEPs. Mr Longworth had the whip removed yesterday for allegedly voting in favour of Mr Johnson's divorce package in the European Parliament. 

Ms Rees-Mogg, MEP for the East Midlands and a former Tory candidate, said: 'We need a strong Leave-supporting government to deliver the Brexit 17.4 million voted for.

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