Watch: Labour MP slams Green leader for ‘mansplaining’

Watch: Labour MP slams Green leader for 'mansplaining'
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There is no doubting Labour's green credentials, according to the party's MP Catherine West. After all, Jeremy Corbyn has a bike – and an allotment. Speaking on Sky News, West said of the Labour leader:

'He was green before the greens existed. He rode a bike. He's got an allotment. He will do both. He will bring social justice and a green revolution.'

Unfortunately when the Green's co-leader Jonathan Bartley tried to put his argument across it didn't go down well with West who accused him of 'mansplaining':

'Can you stop mansplaining? If you continue to mansplain I'll have to complain.'

Watch the clip here:

Labour trying to stamp out the Green Party vote by saying Corbyn has more credentials because he ‘has an allotment’.

— Matt Haig (@matthaig1) October 30, 2019

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