Labour leader cheered by large crowds in spite of low temperatures
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was in the East Midlands on Wednesday – and received a rapturous welcome from large crowds. Corbyn held an outdoors rally in Nottingham and met supporters in the Derbyshire town of Erewash.
Corbyn told his audiences that the Tories’ treatment of the NHS is the perfect illustration of their real nature – and the perfect contrast with Labour’s creation of the NHS and their determination to represent the many – and he stood next to the statue of Robin Hood as an illustration of his intention to reduce inequality and tackle poverty:
Pictures taken by those present revealed heartwarming scenes as Corbyn was surrounded by well-wishers – in particular young folk:
The Tories hoped that calling the election in winter would hinder Corbyn’s ability to connect with the British people and reduce the turnout to see and hear him.
They were wrong – Corbyn’s appeal is undiminished and the appetite for his message and Labour’s policies is stronger than ever.
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