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If he wants to rejoin the Conservatives, he should be readmitted. But that’s not to say that he should be the candidate in Clacton in 2020.
There are two reasons not to take this route if one has a strong party preference. One comes from the head, the other from the heart.
“As Douglas Carswell said himself a couple of months ago, if you want an in/out referendum, the only vote is a Conservative vote.”
The Frinton councillor defeated Cllr Sue Lissimore in a ballot of 240 constituents.
Two councillors – one a former sitcom star – will fight it out in a public meeting tomorrow.