Despite Le Pen, 48, riding high in recent polls against rival Emmanuel Macron, 38, the official Government position is “not to engage with the Front National, based on positions the party has adopted in the past”.
Number 10 adopted a similar position with Donald Trump in the run-up to the US presidential race last November before he caught the Government unawares by being elected.
Nigel Farage has offered to play an unofficial go-between America and the UK if Marine gets elected
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It led to Farage becoming an unofficial go-between America and the UK – a role he is offering to play again should Le Pen get elected to office.
The former Ukip leader, who recently interviewed the National Front leader on his radio show, said yesterday it was “outrageous” that Prime Minister May had met frontrunner Macron, while refusing to engage with his main opposition.
Nigel warned Theresa May that ostracising Marine could put her in danger of lack of contact with her
Mr Farage said: “The reason I interviewed her for LBC is that there are a third of a million French people living in London who deserve to hear what a key candidate in the French elections has got to say without the media spin.
“It’s outrageous that a British prime minister has allowed Macron – a centre liberal candidate with an antiBrexit agenda – a platform outside Downing Street without even engaging with his main opposition.
Nigel interviewed Marine Le Pen as he believed she deserved to be heard 'without the media spin' Marion Le Pen in pictures Wed, July 27, 2016
The niece of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has joined the military reserve and has urged "young patriots" to follow in her footsteps, take a look through her career to date,
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French far right Front National (National Front – FN) party's Parliament member and candidate for the regional elections in the Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur (PACA)
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They made that mistake with Trump and look what happened. “They have absolutely no contacts with Le Pen at all – none whatsoever – so the Government is in danger of isolating itself from the woman who could be the most powerful person in Europe in a month’s time.
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“This is like history repeating itself. If they want my help, then they know where I am and can give me a ring.”