Nigel Farage announces he will not run in election

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has announced he will not run in any constituency at the general election in December.

Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show earlier today, Farage said he decided he could “serve the cause better” by supporting the party’s candidates across the UK.

Farage, a long-time campaigner for Britain’s withdrawal from the EU and former UKIP leader, has run for election seven times and never won a seat in Parliament.

He last ran for election in 2015 for UKIP in South Thanet, losing to the Conservatives by just over 2,500 votes.

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