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How Boris Johnson could end up in the same side as Remainers in 2020

Boris Johnson's majority government could unify the Tories on Brexit—or split them anew. Will his Brexiteer MPs smell betrayal?

By Jason Reed  

Boris Johnson may find himself on the opposite side of the debate to his party's ardent Leavers. Photo: PA

The last four Conservative Prime Ministers all tried, and failed, to unite their party behind a common policy on the EU. As they were toppled by the European question, so Brexit will make or break Boris Johnson’s premiership: he may put the question to bed once and for all, or he may end up as the fifth casualty of the perpetual Tory European existential crisis. 

Theresa May made the mistake of…

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