UKIP Downing Street protest attendance peaks at four people 2 years ago

UKIP Downing Street protest attendance peaks at four people

Patrick O'Flynn' declared a 'morning picket' on Twitter, but only he and Suzanne Evans turned up

UKIP aren't a joke, okay. They are not a joke. They are a serious political force capable of mustering at least four people on short notice to protest Brexit sellouts. At least.

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That's what happened this morning outside Downing Street, after Patrick O'Flynn, UKIP MEP for the East of England, tweeted saying he was organising a "morning picket" to protest Theresa May's draft Brexit agreement from 10am.

"Impromptu" yes, "big, set-piece" no. I think Patrick needs a bit more help with the organisation.

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Suzanne Evans attended with O'Flynn, holding an umbrella.

Rachael Venables, an LBC breakfast reporter, was there. Reporting on the demonstration. And its massive, massive size.

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So momentous was the demo that James O'Brien said he would be covering it live on his radio show.

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Without Nigel Farage UKIP continue to fade into the political hinterlands.