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Corbyn’s Labour was backed by 10m voters. We’re defeated, but not finished

15 December 2019

1:34 AM

15 December 2019

1:34 AM

I’ve been a lefty for long enough to be pretty familiar with the sensation of losing elections. I remember weeping in 1992 when John Major’s Tories beat Neil Kinnock’s Labour – but this time hurts like no other.

When campaigning for Kinnock in 1992 and Blair in 1997, I had grave misgivings about some their fundamental political values (mine lie further to the left).

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