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Jeremy Corbyn condemns the people of Milton Keynes

4 January 2019

2:52 PM

4 January 2019

2:52 PM

Jeremy Corbyn has a message for the people of Milton Keynes: I condemn you. The Labour leader delivered his criticism at an event in 2011 after voters in the town booted out pro-Palestinian Labour MP Phyllis Starkey. He told the audience:

‘I condemn the people of Milton Keynes for the mistakes that they made in the May election but they will have a chance for (sic) correct their mistakes hopefully in the very near future.’

Unfortunately at the two general elections since Corbyn made his comments, the people of Milton Keynes failed to learn their lesson by twice electing two Tory MPs. Admittedly, at the most recent snap election Labour did come close to winning a seat – missing out in both Milton Keynes North and South by around 2000 votes. But Mr S isn’t convinced that the emergence of Corbyn’s words will do much to help Labour’s cause in the town come the next election…


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