The European Parliament's Brexit point man Guy Verhofstadt today (14 September) clashed with UKIP leader Nigel Farage at the debate after Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's State of the Union speech.
“Don’t let your democratic mandate be ridiculed or diminished, stand up for it. You are the representatives of more than 500 million people,” European Commission Vice-President Frans Timmermans told MEPs in a powerful speech in Strasbourg on Wednesday (6th July).
“I should miss the theatre, and I should miss the drama that there has been inside the European Parliament,” said UKIP leader Nigel Farage on Wednesday (6th July), after Britain voted to leave the European Union on June 23rd.
“I’m surprised that you are here. You were fighting for the exit. The British people voted for the exit. Why are you here?” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Tuesday in Strasbourg.
British eurosceptic MEPs warned on Wednesday that a stronger representation of anti-EU forces in the European Parliament do not want a return to “business as usual”. But despite a stronger eurosceptic representation in the Chamber, there still are not...
The UK Independence Party and France’s Front National on Tuesday staged protests at the opening of the new European Parliament in Strasbourg, where Martin Schulz was elected for a second term as European Parliament President.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage said on Tuesday that “there is a big dissident voice now in this Parliament”, as the leaders of the European Parliament political groups met in Brussels ahead of an informal dinner of EU Heads of State and Governments on Tuesday evening.
Speaking to journalists waiting outside the polling station in Britain on Thursday, UKIP leader Nigel Farage said that if his party does as well as they expect in the European elections, “things will never be quite the same again."