Ann Widdecombe’s going to stand for Nigel Farage’s Brexit party – only 11 responses you need

Former Conservative MP Ann Widdecombe is returning to frontline politics – well, frontlineish – as a candidate for Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party.

In a slightly unexpected turn of events, Widdecombe said she would still vote Conservative in the upcoming local elections but would stand for the Brexit party in the European elections to “fire a very loud warning shot across the bows” of the established parties.

Here’s what Nigel Farage said.

And – much more interesting – here’s our pick of what everyone else had to say.

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Oh, and the upshot of it all is this …

Thoughts and prayers.