Kenneth Clarke, a Conservative member of parliament for 49 years and the UK’s chancellor of the exchequer between 1993-97, speaks with OMFIF Chairman David Marsh in the run-up to the 12 December general election. They discuss the surreal circumstances that have changed the face of British politics since the Brexit referendum in June 2016, Jeremy Corbyn’s tenure as leader of the Labour party, and how Conservative Prime Minister Boris Johnson might conduct future negotiations with the European Union.

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