Brexit Party Chairman, Richard Tice, told the Question Time audience that he trusts Boris Johnson and believes the Prime Minister is acting in the “national interest”.
The comments will heighten speculation that an electoral accommodation between the Brexit Party and Boris Johnson’s Conservatives is possible.
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage has consistently said the Brexit Party will stand aside IF Boris Johnson commits to a WTO Brexit.
Meanwhile, on the Conservative side Steve Baker MP, Deputy Chair of the ERG, has spoken out in favour of an electoral pact with the Brexit Party. He said: