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Tories in division over EU referendum campaigning

It's policies that matter, not personal attacks - that's the response from Boris Johnson's team following highly critical remarks made by the former Conservative minister, Lord Heseltine.

The deepening divisions in Conservative ranks on Britain's future in the EU were exposed when Lord Heseltine accused Boris Johnson of losing his judgement with "preposterous, obscene remarks".

Mr Johnson had compared the EU with Hitler's desire to dominate Europe.

Laura Kuenssberg reports.

  • 17 May 2016
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