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Is Jeremy Corbyn holding the Labour back?

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Bridgeit Tue 25-Sep-18 18:51:51

Is it time for Jeremy Corbyn to step aside as Leader of the Labour Party? He does not seem to be engaging with a swathe of the electorate who are not historically Conservative voters, but who do not seem to be inspired to support Labour either, the Labour Party as it is at the moment does not present itself to the electorate as a viable alternative to the Conservatives. Perhaps a change of leader would make a difference .
On top of which there isn’t a credible third party, perhaps suggestions on a post card to Houses of Parliament would give them all a clue 😏

trisher Sat 29-Sep-18 10:13:42


Lazigirl Sat 29-Sep-18 10:43:15

If you are well off and healthy and live in a relatively affluent area as I do you may not be as severely affected by the decline in the social infrastructure as those who are not so fortunate. You may be able to skip the long queues for NHS treatment or to see a GP. You may not have an elderly relative receiving inadequate home care services because the council has run out of money, or you may not worry about the fact that local schools are starved of cash and early learning facilities have been closed. You may not have to suffer the indignity of having to go to a food bank, even if you are working and it may be a choice between feeding your children or paying the rent. There are many more hardships which you may not have to suffer BUT are you comfortable living in an affluent country where this is the lot of many of our fellow citizens? I'm not and believe it doesn't have to be like this.