'Do they regret this?' Brexit Party website destroys PM's deal - which it now backs

PUBLISHED: 16:07 11 November 2019 | UPDATED: 16:08 11 November 2019

Despite 'unilaterally' creating a leave alliance to support the PM's deal, the Brexit Party's website still shows ten reasons why Boris Johnson's deal is poor. Photo: The Brexit Party

Despite 'unilaterally' creating a leave alliance to support the PM's deal, the Brexit Party's website still shows ten reasons why Boris Johnson's deal is poor. Photo: The Brexit Party

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The main feature of the Brexit Party's official website shows a ten-point explainer demolishing the Boris Johnson Brexit deal which the party now backs.

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The highlighted link to "Boris' deal" shows a number of points explaining that "the prime minister's deal is not a proper Brexit" and is "far removed from what 17.4m of us voted for in 2016.

On Monday morning Nigel Farage backtracked on claims to stand a candidate in every seat in the country, deciding instead to stand down candidates in seats where the Conservative Party already look set to win.

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It is an attempt to ensure that Johnson's deal can get through parliament. However, the party's website currently asks: "Can any Brexiteer inclined to support this Treaty honestly say that it amounts to a proper Brexit?"

It was pointed out by Guardian writer Martin Belam, who said: "I'm just wondering if anybody at the Brexit Party HQ is regretting their decision to make the main feature of their website a 10 point demolition of the Boris Johnson deal that Nigel Farage has today backed? It's all still live on the site, obviously."

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A reply to the tweet pointed out the party's Google ad campaign is also taking apart the PM's deal, claiming "we need a clean-break" and "Boris' deal is not Brexit".

Another Twitter user wrote back: "There are now two dozen versions of what #Brexit means, each one through the miracle of technology targeted to a constituency near you."

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