>> I think that’s if the elites don’t listen to what the people are saying, then of course, they’ll get a double backlash against them.>> The man who helped bring the world Brexit one year on warning of politicians ignoring populism. In charge of the official campaign to lead the EU Matthew earlier brought Boris Johnson on side.
>> Now they think they've won the argument.>> And that bus. Brandishing a claim that Brexit would bring a massive cash injection into to Britain's health service. A claim widely derided as playing fast and loose with facts.>> 350 million, was that a correct figure? Was that post truth?
>> I will stand by that figure. That is the correct figure. In fact, I think 367 million pounds a week or it was this time last year.>> A petri dish for anti-establishment campaigns run since, including US President Donald Trump's. Vote Leave insurgency drawn an anti-elite narrative. It also focused on social media spending with highly tailored messaging.
Has raised eyebrows for a lack of oversight. Having impacted elections both domestic and abroad. Elliott still backs their use.>> I just see it as being a new form of advertising.>> Britain's EU referendum also woke the western world up to a new political reality, the power of the people.
A populism Elliott says has taken on multiple forms.>> I think in the UK, it's been two forms. Obviously you've had the Brexit, the form of populism with the leave vote. But now more recently in the general election, I think you're seeing a rebellion against austerity.>> That's just the UK.
One year ago, Brexit sent shock waves around the world. While
] since hung over elections in the US, Netherlands, and France, and depending how Brexit negotiations go, the aftershocks could still return to the UK.