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25 October 2023

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I’m a retired teacher.

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In a Cambridgeshire village.

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Andrew Marr and Wolfgang Münchau.

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The politician who takes us back into the European Union.

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Any member of the cabinet.

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Edward Docx “The Peak”.

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