Labour front-bencher says Parliament is set up to prevent real change, not enable it – and accuses new PM of ‘Orwellian doublespeak’ ignoring ‘harrowing’ lives of constituents
Last night, the SKWAWKBOX published the first in a series of exclusive videos of an interview with Labour front-bencher Laura Pidcock, tipped by many as a future party leader, in which she spoke about her view of Tory MPs and her continued determination not to ‘fraternise’ with MPs of the party that is inflicting enormous suffering on vulnerable people.
In the next part of the interview, she told the SKWAWKBOX that Parliament is ‘set up to stifle fundamental change’ – and that new PM Boris Johnson’s approach is ‘Orwellian doublespeak’ designed to mask and ignore the ‘harrowing’ daily reality faced by many of her constituents and others:
Laura Pidcock has been shortlisted for the Patchwork MP of the Year award. You can vote for her or your preferred choice here.
More Labour MPs and representatives need to talk in such a frank and human way about the bleak reality of life for many under the Tories and what Labour will do about it – to bypass corporate media censorship and Tory ‘Orwellian doublespeak’.
Next: Laura Pidcock on Brexit, Labour and working-class voters
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