Nigel Farage could return to frontline politics with ‘Ukip 2.0’ if scandal-hit party leader is ousted

Nigel Farage's allies say he could return to frontline politics and form Ukip 2.0 if current Ukip leader Henry Bolton is sacked
Nigel Farage’s allies say he could return to frontline politics and form Ukip 2.0 if current Ukip leader Henry Bolton is sacked

Nigel Farage is in talks about a return to frontline politics if scandal-hit Henry Bolton is ousted as Ukip leader over his relationship with a 25-year-old glamour model.

Mr Bolton, 54, faces a crunch meeting today to decide his future in the wake of The Mail on Sunday’s revelations last week that his lover, Jo Marney, had sent racist messages about Meghan Markle.

Mr Farage’s allies believe that if Bolton is forced out, it will trigger the collapse of the party – leaving a gap for ‘Ukip 2.0’.

It comes as this newspaper can also disclose that Farage’s former mistress was part of a plot to try to force Mr Bolton to resign over the racist texts scandal. After our report appeared, Annabelle Fuller – whose secret 12-year relationship with married Mr Farage ended in 2016 – leaked other online messages from Ms Marney in which she joked about the sexual abuse of…

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