The European Parliament will cut Nigel Farage's salary by half

NewsPoliticsEU diplomat responds to possibility of second referendum “Do what the F*** you want but stop d*cking around”Jack Peat

NewsPoliticsEU diplomat responds to possibility of second referendum “Do what the F*** you want but stop d*cking around”Jack Peat

The European Parliament has long scrutinized the activities of parliamentary assistants.

Last week former Ukip leader Mr Farage was blasted by pro-Brexit supporters after using a live TV appearance to suggest there should be a second referendum on the UK's membership of the EU.

The investigation found that Christopher Adams, besides being Farage's personal parliamentary assistant, was also carrying out work for the Euroskeptic party as its national nominating officer.

"Since January 1 the European parliament has withheld 50 per cent to recoup the €40,000..."

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"It would be quite an odd pairing to see someone like Nick Clegg standing shoulder to shoulder with Nigel Farage campaigning for the same thing". His pension is understood to be worth £73,000 a year and he will also be entitled to a transitional allowance worth £117,000 when he steps down as an MEP in 2019.

Two investigations were closed without any formal action.

"I think people are now realising that is not the case and people who did originally vote Leave are going to come around now and say "actually that is not what we wanted".

Full-time MEP assistants are not allowed to do any paid work for any national political party. Part-time assistants need to have second jobs, paid and voluntary, vetted by European parliament authorities to prevent a conflict of interest.

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The Guardian writes that Farage will not leave the Parliament portionless. He is ranked 748 out of 751 MEPs and has taken part in only 37% of votes in the current parliamentary session, according to VoteWatch Europe.

Earlier Thursday Farage, one of the driving forces behind the June 2016 referendum, told a British television panel show that pro-Europeans such as former prime minister Tony Blair "will never ever ever give up".

European Union auditors said they did not believe that Mr Adams was working on issues related to Mr Farage's work as an MEP.

The Brexit campaigner now has to pay back £35,500 after financial investigators ruled that European Parliament funds money had been misapplied.

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