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Gavin Barrett: 'Corbyn must play a cautious game on election timing'

Boris Johnson may be having a torrid time over Brexit but Jeremy Corbyn should be careful how he proceeds, writes Gavin Barrett

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Political Antics: A British Conservative Party ad showing Jeremy Corbyn as a chicken. Boris Johnson branded the Labour leader a ‘gigantic chlorinated chicken’ last week

Political Antics: A British Conservative Party ad showing Jeremy Corbyn as a chicken. Boris Johnson branded the Labour leader a ‘gigantic chlorinated chicken’ last week

Political Antics: A British Conservative Party ad showing Jeremy Corbyn as a chicken. Boris Johnson branded the Labour leader a ‘gigantic chlorinated chicken’ last week

"Watch how the Queen, with one false move, turns herself into a pawn again..."

It is difficult to avoid thinking of the warning in Suzanne Vega's stark lyrics every time Jeremy Corbyn rises to discuss Brexit in the House of Commons. Labour has had a good week: in a calamitous few days a luckless Boris Johnson, apparently following Dominic Cummings' ruthless game-plan, has managed to lose several parliamentary votes, obliterated his own Commons majority, destroyed Conservative Party unity and lost any certainty of implementing Brexit on October 31.


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