Party,” Farage told reporters in Southampton in southern E
ngland where vote tallies from across the southeast region were being collated.
“The intelligence I get is that the Brexit party is doing pretty well,” sa
id Farage, who headed one of the two Brexit campaigns in the 2016 referendum.
While May was forced to delay Brexit after agreeing a deal that the British parliament and much of her party reject
ed, the Labour Party has voiced both support for another referendum and a promise to honour the result of the 2016 vote.
The impact of such a severe election drubbing for the major parties is
unclear though potential successors to May are calling for a more decisive Brexit, while L
abour leader Jeremy Corbyn is under pressure to openly support another referendum.