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Sarah Wollaston’s road back to Europe

The Conservative MP switched from Leave to Remain. Now she hopes millions of voters will make the same journey

By Alex Dean  

Wollaston is MP for Totnes in Devon

Ever since the 2016 EU referendum lots of MPs, particularly on the Conservative side, have been at pains to shed their Remainer reputations. Previously outspoken pro-Europeans now pretend they had nothing to do with “Stronger In” at all. Jeremy Hunt and Sajid Javid fight to prove their pro-Brexit credentials.

Far fewer have travelled in the opposite direction, from Leave to Remain.

But Sarah Wollaston is not your usual kind of Conservative. Having publicly backed Leave in the run-up…

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