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Video 3 of 4: McCluskey on quitters – “nation’s asking who the hell are these?”

In the third of four videos featuring Unite leader Len McCluskey’s inspiring speech to a packed Labour gathering in Liverpool, McCluskey turns a withering eye on the ‘Numpty Nine’ quitter MPs

On Friday night, Liverpool Walton MP Dan Carden hosted a packed gathering of Labour activists at a venue situated neatly between the Everton and Liverpool football grounds. A spokesperson for Carden described the night:

The room was fully behind Jeremy Corbyn and his vision of a socialist Labour government in a fantastic display of solidarity between Labour members and Trade Unions.

There were lots of new members, too, in an audience inspired by speakers eager for a general election and a chance to campaign for a better future for this country

The event, which included great music as well as a range of speakers including Shami Chakrabarti, front-bencher Richard Burgon, economist Grace Blakeley and a guest video appearance by Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, was a vibrant example of the energy and vision that drives Labour and frightens the Establishment. Unite general secretary Len McCluskey’s rousing speech was also a highlight of the evening.

In the third of four videos, McCluskey talks about the ex-Labour quitters he calls the ‘Numpty Nine’ – and suggests the nation is wondering “Who the hell are these?” who are grabbing their ‘fifteen minutes of fame’:

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