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Junior doctors’ strike–will Corbyn miss an open goal?

Labour’s leader must show that managing a party and managing a country aren’t the same thing

By Alex Dean  

Supporters of the junior doctors strike hold placards as they demonstrate outside St Thomas' hospital in London this morning, ©Alastair Grant/AP

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It hasn’t been a good week and a half for Jeremy Corbyn. The reshuffle was disastrous for its length alone—a day spent reshuffling is a day spent not holding the government to account. But as shambolic as it…

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