Interview: Tristram Hunt—Some Labour MPs do not understand the EU

And Jo is “the clever” Johnson—not Boris

By Alex Dean  

Tristram Hunt, MP for Stoke-on-Trent and former Shadow Education Secretary ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Read Tristram Hunt’s piece from Prospect’s February issue: Should we reimagine our colonial legacy?

Tristram Hunt has little sympathy with Labour MPs who want us to leave the European Union: “many of them have a Bennite vision” that the EU is “run by big banks and companies.”

They have “a tired belief in the nature of Europe” that “fails to appreciate the ways in…

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