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Labour MP turns on Tristram Hunt

Labour MP turns on Tristram Hunt
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With Tristram Hunt stepping down as Labour MP for Stoke-on-Trent Central, Jeremy Corbyn has issued a statement wishing his old foe the best.

Alas, not every comrade is on the same page. Paul Flynn -- a former member of Corbyn's shadow cabinet -- has had to delete a tweet in which he suggests Hunt quit as he was 'baffled' by the 'vulgar alien world of politics':

https://twitter.com/Alain_Tolhurst/status/819868419432583168

Mr S suspects Flynn's insult would have had more impact had he managed to correctly spell either Tristram's name or academia...

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