Nigel Farage was in the center of a row of pub locks last night – after Lib Dem chief Ed Davey asked police to investigate if he broke the quarantine rules.
Farage, 56, had proudly posted a photo of him online at noon on Saturday, holding a pint and declaring ’12 o’clock, first customer. I love. ”
But critics weighed on the former UKIP chief and said he was in America on June 20, wondering if he should still be in quarantine.
The row took a surprising turn a few minutes later when Lib Dem’s acting chief Ed Davey reported him to Kent police and asked them to investigate.
Nigel Farage tweeted a photo of him enjoying his first pint in a pub, but things turned sour when Lib Dem chief Ed Ed Davey asked the police to investigate if he broke the rules. quarantine
This caused an immediate fall in the pro-Brexit activist, Mr Farage, who insisted that he was back for a fortnight, so everything was fine.
He said, “To everyone who shouted and shouted about me going to the pub.
“I have been back from the United States for 2 weeks and I have been tested – the result was negative.
” Sorry to deceive you. Cheers! “
Mr. Farage was among many in England who took the opportunity to go to the pub as they reopened “Super Saturday” as part of the easing.
The radio host and leader of the Brexit Party had posted a photo of him wearing sunglasses in America on his Twitter feed on June 20.
Farage had gone to America to support President Donald Trump at a rally
He proudly posted a photo of himself online wearing sunglasses and raising his thumbs
He smiled widely and raised his thumbs, next to a caption saying “In the United States, only twenty-four hours from Tulsa. “
Ed Davey MP, the acting leader of the Liberal Democrats, wrote to Kent police asking them to investigate whether Mr. Farage had broken roles.
He said: “There are clearly serious questions to be answered for Nigel Farage. It is clear from his social media posts that he was in America on June 20, and he was photographed at a Trump rally that evening.
“Given the current requirements for visitors returning to the UK to isolate for 14 full days upon return, Nigel Farage appears to be in quarantine.
“It is everyone’s responsibility to take the locking requirements seriously in order to stop the spread of the virus.
“By choosing to go to the pub when it appears he should have been at home, Mr. Farage shows blatant disregard for the safety of people in his community. “
He had traveled to Oklahoma to attend a rally for Donald Trump in Tulsa, which took place on June 20.
The quarantine rules in England at the time of his return to the state, even if people have a negative result, they must remain isolated for 14 days.