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Where are they now:Jeremy Corbyn & Nigel Farraage?

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Bridgeit Wed 22-Aug-18 14:34:10

As the tile asks where are they.
Jeremy seems to have disappeared from political debate or comment.
And Nigel having had his day instigating the Leave campaign seems to have gone to ground.

Perhaps they are very busy involved with political overload, if so the press seem to be giving them a wide birth & just don’t seem to be bothered to report anything about them anymore .

Perhaps I am being lazy & not reading/looking in the right places
Any thoughts / information on the subject GNetters?

Anniebach Wed 22-Aug-18 20:38:59

Where is he going to house refugees and asylum seekers when he removes them from the private sector ?

Chewbacca Wed 22-Aug-18 20:52:29

Dunno Annie but the Guardian says this "^Jeremy Corbyn has indicated that Labour could devolve some parts of asylum policy to Scotland, as he condemned Home Office handling of individual refugee cases in Glasgow.^

And says this "^The Scottish Government have called for the devolution of migration powers but Mr Corbyn said it could cause "many complications".^

Either way, he hasn't divulged any alternative plans to the current existing arrangements afaik.

Anniebach Wed 22-Aug-18 22:55:00

Corbyn wants the BBC to publish the social class of staff and the occupations of their parents

NfkDumpling Thu 23-Aug-18 07:50:40

Social class? How would that work? Salary or wage? State or private school?

NfkDumpling Thu 23-Aug-18 07:54:46

Sorry, didn’t realise there was another thread on his definition of social class.

Diana54 Thu 23-Aug-18 08:24:07

Corbyn is sitting on the fence deciding which way the Brexit wind is blowing, we shouldnt really expect anything else, he wants to be PM.
Farage, is stirring whenever the media will listen.

Grandad1943 Thu 23-Aug-18 11:15:26

It's August the holiday season, and Parliament is not in session. Only Government statements get any media publicity and no other political party/body gets any attention.

That is the situation every year at this time regarding opposition parties getting publicity for their views.

Jalima1108 Thu 23-Aug-18 11:26:29

Where would Corbyn place himself in the out-dated class system then?

I always thought he was 'upper middle class' - at least in the old days.

Jalima1108 Thu 23-Aug-18 11:26:56

sorry, wrong thread

trisher Thu 23-Aug-18 11:42:47

Might it also be appropriate (and far more important) to ask where Mrs May is currently hiding, hoping it will all go away?

Anniebach Thu 23-Aug-18 11:52:34

Isn’t she in holiday ?

kittylester Thu 23-Aug-18 11:57:37

grandad1943 the other thread (Corbyn and the BBC) proves you are mistaken I think.

POGS Thu 23-Aug-18 12:53:37


"It's August the holiday season, and Parliament is not in session. Only Government statements get any media publicity and no other political party/body gets any attention. "

Have you been on a long holiday?

Corbyn has had plenty of coverage over the holidays and I am sure you know that. It was a topic that has been debated for years . He has kept his down in my opinion. He is in the media now is he not.

As for Farage I will only be interested if and when he becomes relevant . Maybe sooner or later than I think , who knows.

Grandad1943 Thu 23-Aug-18 13:02:14

kittylester, I am working today, so have not had time to read the other thread you mention. If JC has got any media attention at this time of the year I tend to think it is provably for all the wrong reasons once again.

Anyway kittylester, I will have a look at the Corbyn/BBC thread and post if it is of interest to me and I find time. However, nobody in this office is sure what time they are likely to get out of here this evening it would seem.

Anyway, coffee over, head down again wink

Anniebach Thu 23-Aug-18 13:10:05

Corbyn got media coverage for the right reasons