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Socialist Party’s jibe over PM’s Tessa Jowell meet

Socialist Party’s jibe over PM’s Tessa Jowell meet
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Here we go. Ahead of today's crunch Cabinet away day at Chequers, Theresa May held a meeting with Dame Tessa Jowell. The Labour stalwart is suffering from a brain tumour – and the pair met to discuss what can be done to improve the 'woefully low' survival rates going forward.

https://twitter.com/theresa_may/status/966667665552171010

Only such cross-party co-operation appears to be too much for some – even in circumstances of ill-health. The official UK Socialist Party Twitter account was quick to use the occasion to take a swipe at the Tories - they replied with what is surely a contender for 'worst tweet of 2018':

Does that mean the £45m boost to brain tumour research will only affect Tessa Jowell?

Stay classy...

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