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Gisela Stuart explains why she switched from supporting the EU to leading the campaign for Brexit, and she reveals the personal challenges that arose from changing her mind.

Dominic Lawson hears from people who have changed their mind in a fundamental way on issues of great public significance.

The former Labour MP Gisela Stuart was ardently pro-EU and built a political career helping to promote British membership. But she changed her mind about the whole enterprise and became a key national leader of the Leave campaign to take Britain out of the EU. In this programme she reveals the true story of how her views were transformed and she then faced the uncomfortable challenges of campaigning for an issue that set her against friends, colleagues and family.

Producer: Jonathan Brunert.

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15 minutes