Patrick O’Flynn, the UKIP MEP and former Express journalist, has stepped down as the party’s economic spokesperson following media coverage of critical remarks he made about Nigel Farage.
At a meeting of UKIP MEPs on Tuesday O’Flynn apologised for using the phrase “snarling, thin-skinned and aggressive” to describe Farage. He said that the comments were a “fragment of a wider passage” and did not represent his views.
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