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Arthur Scargill: Jeremy Corbyn isn’t left wing enough

Ahead of the Labour leadership election result, David Cameron warned that Jeremy Corbyn would take Britain back ‘to the days of Michael Foot and Arthur Scargill’ if elected. Well, a week into Corbyn’s leadership of the party — and several gaffes later — it turns out that there is one small snag with regards to Cameron’s premonition; Corbyn is just not left wing enough.

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