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‘It is too early to say what Corbyn’s position on Europe will be’

A leading Tory eurosceptic believes the Labour leader could become an ally of the Out campaign

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Will Jeremy Corbyn help lead Britain out of Europe? ©PA/PA Wire/Press Association Images

William Cash, 75 is a prominent Conservative backbencher and eurosceptic, who entered parliament in 1984, a year after the new Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn made his debut. One of the Tory “bastards” who dogged John Major’s premiership with their opposition to the 1992 Maastricht Treaty, Cash is among those who helped defeat the government’s plans to amend the purdah rules for the EU referendum…

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