Jeremy Corbyn claims he’s not wealthy despite earning £138k a-year

26 Aug

Corbyn paid five times average salary but doesn’t see himself as wealthy Earns £74,962 a-year MPs’ salary and £62,440 as leader of the opposition  Labour leader immediately branded ‘out of touch’ over comments  Corbyn campaign asks for £10 donations to help manage ‘selfie queues’ By Matt Dathan, Political Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 10:20 EST, 26 […]

‘I don’t consider myself as wealthy’ says £138k-a-year Jeremy Corbyn

26 Aug

Former Labour MP Tom Harris said: “It is patronising for someone earning almost £140,000 a year to suggest they are not wealthy. “He should try telling that to someone on benefits living in Glasgow. “It not only shows out of touch he is but also reflects a condescending Islington attitude that wealth is something to […]

Burkini ban ruled illegal in France – prompting right-wing backlash and vow from towns to ignore it

26 Aug

An ally of Mr Sarkozy, Guillaume Larrivé, said: “We support 100 per cent the mayors who introduced bans.” He said parliament could still pass a law banning the burkini, which a poll suggested would be backed by two-thirds of French people. Florian Philippot, deputy leader of the far-Right Front National, accused Mr Sarkozy of “poaching […]

Jeremy Corbyn claims he’s not wealthy despite earning £138k a-year

26 Aug

Corbyn paid five times average salary but doesn’t see himself as wealthy Earns £74,962 a-year MPs’ salary and £62,440 as leader of the opposition  Labour leader immediately branded ‘out of touch’ over comments  Corbyn campaign asks for £10 donations to help manage ‘selfie queues’ By Matt Dathan, Political Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 10:20 EST, 26 […]

‘I don’t consider myself as wealthy’ says £138k-a-year Jeremy Corbyn

26 Aug

Former Labour MP Tom Harris said: “It is patronising for someone earning almost £140,000 a year to suggest they are not wealthy. “He should try telling that to someone on benefits living in Glasgow. “It not only shows out of touch he is but also reflects a condescending Islington attitude that wealth is something to […]

Argentinian pupils in Nazi dress attack Jewish students

26 Aug

When bouncers at the club refused to eject the pupils in fancy dress, there was a “confrontation” which turned into a fight, according to Dan. The boys dressed as Nazis were finally expelled from the club. Silvia Fazio, the principal of the Lanús German School, apologised, saying the incident was “absolutely indefensible” and that the […]

Caroline Lucas: Labour has not shut door on progressive alliance

26 Aug

Jeremy Corbyn’s office has indicated it could be open to talks about a cross-party electoral alliance to counter the Conservatives, according to Caroline Lucas, the Green party MP who is promoting the idea. Although Corbyn himself has rejected the notion of Labour taking part in the so-called progressive alliance, which the Greens hope could also […]

Jeremy Corbyn claims he’s not wealthy despite earning £138k a-year

26 Aug

Corbyn paid five times average salary but doesn’t see himself as wealthy Earns £74,962 a-year MPs’ salary and £62,440 as leader of the opposition  Labour leader immediately branded ‘out of touch’ over comments  Corbyn campaign asks for £10 donations to help manage ‘selfie queues’ By Matt Dathan, Political Correspondent For Mailonline Published: 10:20 EST, 26 […]

‘I don’t consider myself as wealthy’ says £138k-a-year Jeremy Corbyn

26 Aug

Former Labour MP Tom Harris said: “It is patronising for someone earning almost £140,000 a year to suggest they are not wealthy. “He should try telling that to someone on benefits living in Glasgow. “It not only shows out of touch he is but also reflects a condescending Islington attitude that wealth is something to […]

Labour Arranges Security For Party Conference

26 Aug

The hire comes after security firm G4S ruled out a last-minute deal to cover the annual jamboree, which takes place this year in Liverpool. Last year Labour’s National Executive Committee voted to boycott G4S after claims the firm was linked to Israeli prisons holding Palestinian political inmates without trial. Another company, Showsec, bid for the contract, but the […]