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Pro-Europe Conservatives issue warnings over 'Brexit'

The new Conservatives for Reform in Europe group has said a vote for Britain to leave the EU would be a "jump into a void".

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Nigel Farage: EU referendum 'people versus politicians'

Nigel Farage has said he is beginning to see the EU referendum "as being the people versus the politicians", claiming most Conservative politicians will "put their careers before their conscience" by backing the prime minister's position.

Ukip leader Nigel Farage Credit: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

The Ukip leader told the BBC's Sunday Politics it might not matter what side politicians take in the debate over the UK's future in Europe, as "the more the politicians club together, perhaps the more the people will choose to vote against them."

"I think the chances of many people who are currently in senior positions in politics joining us, perhaps they diminish inevitably, but what you can't do is take away from ordinary folk out there scenes such as Cologne and saying to themselves in three years time all these people will have EU passports and will be able to come to Britain.

– Ukip leader, Nigel Farage

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