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Lily Allen fights back tears after reading Labour manifesto

Labour’s manifesto wasn’t to everyone’s liking, but it has found one fan: Lily Allen. The pop star has released a video of her tearful reaction to Jeremy Corbyn’s blueprint for Britain. ‘It’s the best manifesto I’ve ever seen,’ she said, as she openly wept in a video posted to her Twitter account,
Mr S has some sympathy: he has frequently felt like crying at the prospect of reading an election manifesto…

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