Politics 6 December 2012 Farage is "the biggest waste of money in the EU": video of Belgian ex-PM's put-down Guy Verhofstadt is not happy with UKIP. Print HTML Perhaps getting his own back for Nigel Farage's infamous tirade against his fellow countryman Herman von Rompuy, former Belgian PM Guy Verhofstadt launched a blistering attack on the UKIP leader in the European Parliament. Farage has previously boasted about his total expense and allowance claims "pushing £2m", on top of his salary of £64,000. › A victory against usury Farage. Photograph: Getty Images Alex Hern is a technology reporter for the Guardian. He was formerly staff writer at the New Statesman. You should follow Alex on Twitter. Subscribe More Related articles There are sinister goings-on in the race to become the UN's next Secretary-General Ruth Davidson finished the EU referendum a star - then she lost her greatest ally Now Britain has voted for Brexit, what do David Cameron and the government do next?