First it was Boris who ducked out of the political spotlight, handing the baton over to Gove and then Nigel Farage followed suit claiming his job was done.

"I wanted to bring the UK out of Europe and I have," he boasted and then probably disappeared to his favourite place, the pub. He certainly will not be welcomed in Strasbourg any more, nor should he go.

After the political chaos they have caused, one would have expected them to have hung around to try and help clear up the mess, but no, like two spineless little kids, they’ve broken all the dishes and run away.

In all honesty they cannot proclaim to have pulled off a major victory. Not only was the result extremely close: when turnout is taken into account, only around 30 per cent of the UK wanted to leave the EU. So what about the remain 70 who wanted to stay in?

I think they, and many other Brexit voters know that it was quite possibly a momentous mistake and I honestly do not think that they were expecting the result they got - hence why the Brexit leaders are dropping like flies: they have no plan, there is no plan.

Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage have shown a lack of patriotism in quitting ahead of the negotiations for Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union which they fought for, EU chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker said today. I agree with him and I am sure many others do too.


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John / Hace over 5 years

I think the 70% agree claim is from the same statistic cupboard as the £350m saving to pass on to the NHS. Certainly there is a general feeling of 'OMG what has happened/what have we done' except from the 'swivel eyed loonie' section of Brexit supporters.


Steve Riches / Hace over 5 years

The Brexit chickens are running because most of their arguments did not and never will stand up to logical scrutiny and they do not want to be around in politics as that become plain as day. Meantime as it all bites, I and others have to somehow pay our financial commitments to this wonderful island on my fixed income, while the Pound Sterling is showing every sign of sliding toward parity with the Euro. I don't think the UK politicians currently in the frame have the knowledge or negotiating skills to prevent the rest of Europe, and non- EU countries too, from wiping the financial floor with us. I earnestly hope I am wrong.


Mike / Hace over 5 years

You forgot Cameron who is equally culpable.

He only called a referendum in the first place to appease the swivel-eyed loonies on his own back benchers. Once the result went against him he was outta there like a shot.


Malcolm Smith / Hace over 5 years

Whether you voted In or Out,whether your politics are lef or right, our politicians have shown them selves up a complete shower of self-servers. Now that there is nothing in it for them,they "jump Ship"and these are the people that were elected to represent the voters. I really despair !


Simon Tow / Hace over 5 years

"The remaining 70% wanted to stay in". Where, may I ask, did you read that ?.