THE Brexit Party has announced it will pull its General Election candidates from Conservative constituencies — such as the Isle of Wight.

Party leader Nigel Farage said today (Monday) the party would not field candidates in seats won by the Tories in the 2017 election.

He told the BBC: "The Brexit Party will not contest the 317 seats won by the Conservatives in the last election.

"We will concentrate our total effort into all the seats that are held by the Labour party who have completely broken their manifesto pledge in 2017 to respect the outcome of the referendum.

"We will also take on the rest of the Remainer parties."

The Isle of Wight's Brexit Party candidate, Bedford businessman and second home owner Peter Wiltshire, has been contacted for a comment.

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