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Posts Tagged: Rebecca Long-Bailey MP
After the 1983 defeat, Labour’s electoral progress was slow. This time around the Party will face further decline without a bold change in direction.
And by ranking Rayner second, they appear to agree that “Rebecca Long Bailey isn’t even the best Labour leader in her own flat”.
WATCH: Long-Bailey contradicts Corbyn. She suggests there should be a referendum before an election.
“She explains that she has been “on a journey” – and has come round to the idea of a public vote.
Neil O’Brien: Corbynomics – and why it means that your house, business and savings don’t really belong to you
In his eyes, you have them only as long as the Government suffers you to have them, and they can be retrospectively taken away if he sees fit.
WATCH: “Anybody who outshines the Dear Leader risks being airbrushed out of history” – Lidington cautions Long-Bailey
He wonders why it is that Thornberry, his usual jousting partner, is not being allowed to stand in for Corbyn this week.
Corbyn’s new stand-in was strikingly self-possessed.
“Our policy asks us to ask for one,” she tells Marr. “Discussions with the Government will continue next week.”
She also says that Labour “respects the referendum result” but that the party rejects No Deal.
Labour’s whip on the Lords’ EEA amendment has yet to be decided.
Plus: Corbyn’s lack of private sector experience. And, come to think of it, his lack of public sector experience. And: justice for Worboys’ victims.
Iain Dale: Pull yourselves together, Johnson, Hammond – the whole squabbling lot of you. Or we’ll have Corbyn in Downing Street.
Plus: The Labour leader’s other Brighton speech: “It was a full-blown Marxist rant. Put up taxes. Employers are evil. You know the sort of thing. They lapped it up.”
This offers May an historic opportunity.