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Keir Starmer has little room to move on Brexit as he aims to regain lost ground

John Downing

One short explanation for why UK voters opted six years ago to quit the European Union was that the Labour Party failed to campaign for Remain — especially in its midland and north of England heartlands.

The Labour Party has a deep vein of Euroscepticism which dates back to the country being led into the then-EEC in 1973 — along with Ireland and Denmark — by the Conservative Prime Minister, Ted Heath.

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