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Corbyn is the best Labour leader of the last century*

22 January 2020

11:36 AM

22 January 2020

11:36 AM

*According to Labour party members. Research carried out by the polling company YouGov reveals the surprising fact that party members rank the absolute boy as the absolute best Labour leader of the last hundred years.

When asked whether members had a favourable or unfavourable view of each of the last 13 leaders, JC came out on top. Yes, that’s the same Jeremy Corbyn who just last month managed to secure the party’s worst defeat since 1935.

Corbyn beat the founding father of the modern Labour party Clem Attlee and far outstripped the most successful leader since the party’s foundation, Tony Blair. As YouGov points out, the results are partly down to the fact that one in four (!!) Labour party members don’t actually seem to know who Attlee is.

Teflon Tony is disliked by almost twice as many members as he is liked and has a lower favourability rating among Labour members than he does the general public. You can read the full grisly details here.


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