Guardian columnist Polly Toynbee issues shock Brexit warning in clash with Nigel Farage - 'You are going to be the minority!'

Polly Toynbee joined Nigel Farage for Talking Pints where the pair discussed the political landscape in the UK

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Nigel Farage has clashed with Polly Toynbee over the future of Brexit in the UK.

The Guardian columnist joined Nigel for Talking Pints on GB News and the pair discussed the political landscape in the UK and the influence of newspapers on the public.

Nigel Farage has clashed with Polly Toynbee over the future of Brexit in the UK.
Nigel Farage has clashed with Polly Toynbee over the future of Brexit in the UK.

Toynbee said: “I mean, Brexit, people were promised by people like you, £350,000,000 a week for the NHS Where is that?”

Nigel responded: “They've got far more than that. Oh, absolutely. Far more than that. NHS spending has increased way more than that.

Toynbee replied: “But NHS spending is still, overall, far less proportionately than it's been. That's why the NHS is on its knees. It’s had 13 years of stripped down funding.

Nigel pointed out the 12 per cent of the UK’s GDP goes into funding the NHS, more than France and Germany,

Later, Toynbee discussed Guardian readers and the support for the left leaning paper.

She said: “What's great is when you go out and you talk to people at festivals and things, people assemble who are Guardian readers, and they say, ‘we're the only Guardian readers in the village!’

Nigel quipped: “It’s quite a rarefied social group, isn't it? It's very middle class and very upper middle class, isn't it?

Toynbee responded: “I think you’ll find we’re about to win the election, and you are going to be the minority and we are going to be the majority!”

But Nigel said: “The truth is, the next election is going to be fought between two forms of social democracy. I mean, they're not much different.”

Polly Toynbee told Nigel Farage 'you will be in the minority'.
Polly Toynbee told Nigel Farage 'you will be in the minority'.

It comes as David Lammy shared his support for Sir Keir Starmer’s pledge to “make Brexit work”.

Speaking at Chatham House in London, Lammy said the Labour Party would “aim to fix the Tories’ bad Brexit deal to increase trade with Europe”.

That would involve changing the Northern Ireland Protocol and reducing trade fiction on food, agricultural, medical and veterinary goods.

However, he insisted the UK would “not rejoin” the European Union, the single market or customs union.