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'My dad was a toolmaker': Labour candidates and their backgrounds

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

The leadership rivals have described varying upbringings as they make their case to the membership Stop trying to out-working-class each other, Labour candidates told A London-based lawyer and former director of public prosecutions, Starmer has perhaps faced the most intense scrutiny of his background.
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Labour leadership candidates accused of trying to ‘out-working-class each other'

Labour leadership candidates accused of trying to ‘out-working-class each other'

1 month ago   |   By Metro

Party chair Ian Lavery says it has been ‘infuriating' watching Labour leadership hopefuls try to ‘out-working-class each other'
Labour leadership candidates have been accused of attempting to ‘out-working-class each other' by party chair Ian Lavery.
Many of the MPs aiming to replace Jeremy Corbyn have been vocal about their humble origins.
However, MP for Wansbeck Mr Lavery says it has been ‘pretty infuriating' watching hopefuls put too much attention on their backgrounds in a bid to win votes.
He told The Guardian : ‘It's like we used to say in the school yard: “My dad is bigger than...
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