The first candidate for Nigel Farage’s anti-establishment Brexit party has been announced.

It’s Annunziata Rees-Mogg…

Yes... Jacob Rees-Mogg’s sister.

Now, we know what you’re thinking – April Fool's Day has already happened, a member of the Rees-Mogg family can’t seriously take on the establishment.

But that's where you're wrong!

Annunziata’s “voice of the people” credentials include being privately-educated, unsuccessfully running twice as a Conservative parliamentary candidate and having a career as a leader writer at The Daily Telegraph.

So err… she’s just like the rest of us…

Apparently Annunziata used to love the Tories so much she joined the party at the first opportunity she had.

This is what she told The Independent in 2006:

I joined the party aged five. Seriously, I did. I was too young to be a Young Conservative so I joined the main party. Aged eight I was out canvassing, proudly wearing my rosette.

I loved my membership card. It was one up on a Blue Peter badge as far as I was concerned.

But she was disappointed when the party thought she was "too posh" at first...

Apparently I didn't get on to the A-list of candidates the first time round because I was "too posh". I don't know where that came from.

No idea where they would have got that idea from.

The irony of Annunziata Rees-Mogg acting as a representative for ordinary people who are fed up with elitist politicians was not lost on everyone.

So, the Brexit Party’s star candidates are former commodities trader and career politician Nigel Farage and a member of the privileged Rees-Mogg family.

It’s not exactly the revolution against the elite we were promised.

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