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Jeremy Corbyn condemns Clive Lewis remark

Jeremy Corbyn condemns Clive Lewis remark By Andrew Sinclair Political correspondent, BBC East 21 October 2017 From the section Norfolk Image caption Jeremy Corbyn said Clive Lewis had contacted him personally to apologise for the remark Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has condemned a remark made by one of his own MPs as “completely unacceptable”. Norwich South MP Clive Lewis was filmed on stage at a Labour conference fringe event in Brighton saying “Get on your knees, bitch” to a man during a mock game show. On a visit to the city on Saturday, Mr Corbyn told BBC Look East...

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Plaid Cymru promises youth basic income for 18-24 year olds

Plaid Cymru promises youth basic income for 18-24 year olds 21 October 2017 From the section Wales politics Image caption Mr Price said the party would offer the “most comprehensive package of support for young people” Plaid Cymru would try to wipe out youth unemployment if it were in power. In his speech at the Plaid conference, economy spokesman Adam Price will outline what he is calling a “Youth Basic Income” for 18-24 year olds. It would comprise of four options, including work, volunteering, education and business support grants. Adam Price said the party would offer the “most comprehensive...

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