Breakup of UK a price worth paying for Brexit, say Leave voters
A large majority of Leave voters think the breakup of the United Kingdom is a price worth paying for Brexit, according to a Sky News poll. Leave voters were asked if they thought Scotland becoming independent would be a price worth paying for delivering Brexit - 41% said yes, while only 18% said no.The YouGov survey, conducted across Britain, also asked both Leave and Remain voters if they thought Brexit made Scottish independence more likely - 40% said yes.The opinion poll was undertaken as Sky News travelled to the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom to gauge its fragility.
Former UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage explains why Britain left the European Union and America elected Donald Trump as president.
For those not following every twist and turn, this guide covers the basics. What is Brexit ? The EU is an economic and political union involving 28 European countries. It allows free trade and free movement of people, to live and work in whichever country they choose.
Nigel Farage has said the Brexit Party wants to lead a "political revolution which puts the ordinary people first".
As part of his party's policy launch - he pointedly refused to call it a manifesto - the former UKIP leader announced a series of plans which he claimed would provide a better life for the general UK public.
He proposed reforming the voting system by scrapping first past the post in favour of a more proportional system, getting rid of the House of Lords and removing VAT on domestic fuel bills.
The Brexit Party would lift corporation tax for companies making less than £10,000 a year and reduce tariffs on food, clothing and footwear, he added.
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Nigel Farage launched his Brexit Party on Friday to campaign Britons to support a clean break from the EU and “to begin a political revolution in the UK. “ Stating that this fight is more than just a fight for freedom from the EU, but from British politicians who work against the interests of the British people
Mr Farage admitted his party would most likely never be in power but could be the driving force behind getting governments to "support the little people".
Other pledges listed in the manifesto included:
:: Scrapping HS2 to raise £200bn
:: A citizens' initiative where if five million people sign a valid register they can get a referendum
:: Reform Supreme Court so judges are not subject to political scrutiny
:: Phase out the TV licence fee over time
:: Invest in coastal communities
:: Invest £100bn in roads and rail in "left behind regions"
:: Cut foreign aid budget by 50%
:: Abolish inheritance tax
:: Scrap business rates for high street retailers and leisure operators outside M25
:: Introduce small online sales tax
:: Scrapping all interest on student loans
:: Abolish apprenticeship levy and introduce new scheme
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