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Watch: Corbyn’s PMQs attack backfires spectacularly

18 April 2018

12:55 PM

18 April 2018

12:55 PM

Theresa May should have been on the backfoot at PMQs today as a result of the Windrush scandal. But, somehow, Jeremy Corbyn still managed to ensure the Prime Minister got the upper hand. The Labour leader started off the session by going on the attack; unfortunately, for Corbyn, it backfired spectacularly:

JC: Yesterday, we learned that in 2010, the Home Office destroyed landing cards for a generation of Commonwealth citizens, and so have told people: we can’t find you in our system. Did the Prime Minister – the then-home secretary – sign off that decision?

TM: No, the decision to destroy the landing cards was taken in 2009, under a Labour government.

Oh dear…


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