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Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy


Freedom and co-operation among peoples of different States.

Committed to the principles of democracy, freedom and co-operation among Nation States, the Group favours an open, transparent, democratic and accountable co-operation among sovereign European States and rejects the bureaucratisation of Europe and the creation of a single centralised European superstate.

Respect for Europe's history, traditions and cultural values.

Peoples and Nations of Europe have the right to protect their borders and strengthen their own historical, traditional, religious and cultural values.

Furthermore the group subscribes to the concept of direct democracy believing it to be the ultimate check on political elites.

David Borrelli

41 years old, Mr Borrelli is specialised in information technologies. He is an entrepreneur running his own company specialized in computer services. He started his political career as a member for five years of the town council of Treviso, his hometown. He was elected to the European Parliament in the 2014 election from North-East Italy, and is a prominent member of the 5 Star Movement.

Nigel Farage
United Kingdom

Nigel Farage is renowned for his passionate speeches in the European Parliament where he has been an MEP since 1999 and co-president of the Europe of Freedom and Direct Democracy Group; Nigel is married, 50 and the proud father of four children. Born in Kent, he attended Dulwich College before heading to London to become a commodity broker. A keen fisherman and cricket fan, who loves a bit of banter and a glass of Rioja. Describing himself as a Libertarian, he advocates ordered British withdrawal from the EU's political union. He believes in friendship, free trade and cooperation among free, independent European nations.