PUBLISHED: 08:37, Tue, Oct 1, 2019 | UPDATED: 08:47, Tue, Oct 1, 2019
The Brexit Party leader explained EU law is supreme to UK law which the Benn Act is under meaning it could be a legal loophole. Mr Farage told caller Graham, who asked what his party would do to get around the surrender act, he doesn’t believe Boris Johnson will leave with a no deal. He added he believes the no deal planning is being used as a negotiation tactic with Brussels.
Speaking on his LBC show, Mr Farage said: “Yes, I think is the answer to that. Article 50 is part of a European Treaty.
“It’s European law that’s been incorporated into our law and as we well know from the famous factor case in the 1980s, through the metric masses judgments in the early noughties, European law is supreme to British law.
“I think that is the potential legal loophole.
“But I genuinely don’t think that Boris Johnson will go for a clean break Brexit.
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“I don’t believe it. I think he’s using it as a negotiation to getting Brussels to give