7 best Corbyn-isms
A round-up of Jeremy Corbyn's pithiest lines from today's Mumsnet webchat
"I'm someone that sleeps easy and is happy to look at myself in the mirror each morning."
"I have committed to a 50% women shadow cabinet, and to work
towards 50% of Labour MPs being women. This is hugely important - we cannot
waste women's expertise, and we must be impatient for real
"It's interesting you describe me as a rebel, whereas I would defend my
parliamentary voting record as being one of protecting civil liberties and
constantly in search of economic justice for the people of this
"I suggest to people who get worried about being insulted, they
read Oscar Wilde on the definition of Socialism."
"What would be decent about removing myself from a process in which many
people have put in a huge amount of time and energy to develop a good, decent
alternative political strategy for our party?"
"I am a summer-born child and I urge all LEAs to do mid-year entries as well as the traditional September one."
And finally... "Raw untreated cotton is least harsh on the skin I
believe. I buy my vests on Holloway Rd, N7 - on a market stall!"
See what the other candidates had to say -
Yvette Cooper and
Liz Kendall answered your questions.
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