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‘We will fight them in the streets’: Labour MP reacts to Tory win

'We will fight them in the streets': Labour MP reacts to Tory win
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You wouldn't know Labour had suffered a dismal night in the polls from Lloyd Russell-Moyle's acceptance speech. The arch Corbynista and MP for Brighton Kemptown channelled Winston Churchill as he vowed to take the fight to the Tories. Russell-Moyle launched into an explosive rant as he reacted to news of Boris's big win:

'The Conservative party have an aim to break up our country. They aim to destroy our NHS and we will say no. We will fight them in the parliament. We will fight them in the courts. We will fight them in the workplaces and we will fight them in the streets.'

Re-elected Labour MP Lloyd Russell-Moyle pledges to fight Conservatives in the street in fiery acceptance speech @lloyd_rm #GeneralElection #GeneralElection19 #generalelections2019 read full report 👉👉 https://t.co/ilKUjhMncU pic.twitter.com/hNBFnUZJ6d

— Jody Doherty-Cove (@JodyyDC) December 13, 2019

Mr S thinks Labour's electoral wipeout might make the task of fighting the Tories in the Commons somewhat trickier...

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