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Is Jeremy Corbyn really radical about the north?

The left-wing Labour leadership contender would do less for the north than George Osborne

By Jennifer Williams  

Jeremy Corbyn at a rally in Newcastle. © Owen Humphreys/PA Wire/Press Association Images

This piece was originally published in the Manchester Evening News

I’ve stayed quiet on Jeremy Corbyn until now, mainly for a quiet life. But all good things must come to an end. Mr Corbyn will pack out a Manchester hall tomorrow night with hundreds of left-wingers looking for a radical alternative.

Radical. Strange word. I have not seen one Jez policy that doesn’t date back at…

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