Emily Hill Emily Hill

All they need is Gove

He’s unpopular with the chattering classes, but at least the former Education Secretary doesn’t talk down to voters

Lately, people only have to look at me to splurge their deepest, darkest secret. Last May, they did a terrible thing. They voted Tory. Now they’re contemplating greater deviance: voting to leave the EU — if only, they say, the campaign was fronted by someone they could believe in. And who do they want? The answer surprised me.

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