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Who is Jeremy Corbyn? Profile of Labour's most left-wing leadership hopeful

Jeremy Corbyn, at the time the newly-elected MP for Islington North, being arrested by police as he supports an anti-apartheid protest in solidarity with the South African people, London, England, United Kingdom, photograph by Rob Scott.

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Dennis Skinner: 'I was formed in the pits and the war'

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If you're claiming Jeremy Corbyn is unelectable, you might have to think about who would find him so. In May 2015, a lot of people didn't think Ed Miliband was electable so they voted Green, voted UKIP, voted SNP if they were in Scotland, or didn't vote at all. In the end, 1/3 of those eligible didn't vote & Cameron now has a majority of 10. I reckon a swing to a Corbyn-led Labour Party isn't so unlikely, especially now that Labour have won the Oldham West by-election with such a large…

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This leaflet advertises a pro-suffrage demonstration to be held on 24 November in the Bow Palace, Bow Road. Speakers included Emmeline Pankhurst and George Lansbury, the Labour Party member of parliament for Bow and Bromley, who was a staunch supporter of women's suffrage. The bill is printed in the purple, white and green colours of the Women's Social and Political Union.

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