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The Brexit Party only stands for one thing – and that's a big problem

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For some time now it’s been apparent that the widening divisions in British politics were opening up an opportunity to be exploited – not by a new centrist party, but by a new brand of Eurosceptic filling the void created by both Labour and the Conservatives in their Brexit wranglings.

The pace of change may be slow – it is already three years since the referendum to leave the European Union was held – but Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party has finally filled that void. Already polling at nearly 20 percent ahead of the EU elections next month, the new group is outstripping both the Tories and Change UK, the new party of Remain defectors, in London.

But there is a problem: beyond Brexit, the Brexit Party doesn’t have any policies.

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