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Stand down, worried Remainers: Farage has nothing to gain from a deal with Johnson

A Johnson-Farage alliance is the stuff of Remainer nightmares—but it wouldn't be much good for Nigel Farage, either

By Chaminda Jayanetti  

A stilts-walker wearing a giant Nigel Farage's head pulling two puppets, the Conservative leadership candidates Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, during the “No to Boris. Yes to Europe” march in central London. Photo: PA

A grand alliance between Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage is the fever nightmare of Remainers. Uniting the Leave vote at a Brexit election while the Remain vote is split could sweep the Conservatives to their first comfortable majority in more than thirty years, giving Johnson the kind of power to reshape Britain that no Tory…

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