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Labour’s losing its old heartlands. Backing Remain could make things worse

6 July 2019

9:45 PM

6 July 2019

9:45 PM

A moderate, halfway-competent Labour party could crush the Tories. But given that Labour members are Corbynite in inclination, what are the chances of a moderate leader emerging? In my latest Daily Telegraph column, I argue that to change leader now in order to make Labour the party of Remain might well make this even worse for Labour – and create an opportunity for the Tories.

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