GATESHEAD, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 12:  UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage speaks to supporters and members of the public during a public meeting at the Sage building on October 12, 2015 in Gateshead, England. Mr Farage was speaking at the event as part of UKIP's 'Say no to EU' tour ahead of the EU referendum which is due to take place in 2017 but which may be held as early as May 2016 if treaty negotiations are successful.  (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)