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Has Change UK blown it?

The new Remain force could be merely a footnote in the history of British politics—unless it pulls itself together fast

By Peter Kellner  

Change UK interim leader Heidi Allen speaks at Church House in Westminster. Photo: Kirsty O'Connor/PA Wire/PA Images

Has Change UK blown its chances? Unless its support surges over the next few days, it will stumble badly in next week’s elections to the European Parliament—syphoning enough votes from other anti-Brexit parties to deny them perhaps five or six seats, but winning too few votes to pick up more than one or two of its own.

Two weeks later, Change UK will be absent from the Peterborough by-election. Any chance of…

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