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Watch: Ex-Corbyn spinner gets schooled on Sky News

24 September 2018

5:27 PM

24 September 2018

5:27 PM

Dawn Butler’s decision to back Militant didn’t go down well on the first day of Labour conference, but the shadow equalities minister can still count on Corbyn’s loyal defenders to stick up for her. Former spinner for the Labour leader, Matt Zarb-Cousin, rushed to Butler’s defence on Sky News. But when he was asked to explain why Butler was right he was somewhat less certain. Instead it fell to his fellow guest Stephanie Lloyd to explain the error of his ways:

Oh dear. But Mr S isn’t convinced that Zarb-Cousin will have learnt his lesson…


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