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`Brexit' Jetset Plots Split With EU From Homes in France's South

  • Vote Leave Chairman Lawson commutes from Gascony to campaign
  • Leave.EU spokesman lives between Toulouse and Edinburgh
Lord Nigel Lawson.

Lord Nigel Lawson.

Photographer: David Levenson/Getty Images

Former Chancellor Nigel Lawson is pushing to take the U.K. out of the European Union. If he succeeds, he’ll still have a home in the EU when most British voters are adapting to life outside the bloc.

Lawson, chairman of the Vote Leave movement, spends much of his time at his house in southwest France, even as he works to sever Britain’s ties with the rest of the EU. He’s not the only one playing a leading role in the “out” campaign while hedging his bets on a personal level.