Brexit transitional period unacceptable, says new UKIP leader


Theresa May has given away the UK’s position on Brexit and shown Britain does not want to leave the EU in «anything but dub», UKIP’s new leader has said.

Henry Bolton said a two-year transitional interval for leaving the EU was «unacceptable» and Britain must be prepared to «get out now».

He accused the Tories of calculatingly «dropping the ball» as he addressed his party’s annual conference.

Mr Bolton also said multiculturalism was «swamping» British discernment.

The former army officer waved a British flag as he took to the the boards at the party conference in Torquay to Pharrell William’s hit song Happy.

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He started by asking members whether the UK was any finish to dictating its own borders or concluding trade deals to which he was answered with yowls of «no».

Mr Bolton told the conference the Conservatives «cannot be trusted» to take Britain out of the EU or orderly govern the country.

«The government, far from offering strong and stable initiative, has proven inept and unable to set and pursue clear strategic goals.»

He required UKIP had a moral obligation to ensure that Britain leaves the EU and the «oppose back starts here today».

Earlier this month, Prime Pastor Theresa May used a speech in Florence to set out proposals for a two-year transition days after the UK leaves the EU in March 2019.

Mr Bolton said she had effectively asked for the whole to stay exactly the same as it is.

«Far from strengthening the UK’s hand in Brexit mediations, the prime minister’s speech in Florence gave it away,» he said.

«The tidings she sent was that the UK does not want to leave the EU in anything but name.»

‘Communities changing’

He divulged a Brexit transitional period was «unacceptable» and Britain must be prepared to flit the EU straight away.

«We are getting out of the EU because we care about the future. Withdrawing the EU is but the first step to taking control of our own destiny.»

Mr Bolton also reproached members that multiculturalism was «swamping or displacing our own British culture» and various people saw their communities changing without having a voice in how they were state.

He said immigration was overwhelming public services and harming «our own culture, traditions and way of brio».

However, he stopped short of repeating UKIP’s 2017 pledge to fulfil zero net migration.

Earlier he told reporters he would not commit to put an end to a figure on immigration as it was «entirely unrealistic» and «we need to be a lot more practical and operational almost it».

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