Jeremy Corbyn: We’ll probably gain power next year


Jeremy Corbyn feels there is likely to be another election in “the next 12 months” and Industry will “probably” win it with a majority.

“I’m ready to be prime minister tomorrow,” the Dwell on leader told Grazia in what it billed as his first interview with a numbers’s magazine.

It comes as Mr Corbyn’s ally Diane Abbott predicted that Wage-earners would take a “decisive” opinion poll lead in 2018.

Most brand-new polls put the party neck-and-neck with the Conservatives.

But Ms Abbott told BBC Newsnight she trust Labour to “move ahead of this government steadily and surely as next year unravels” and bring up there was likely to be another election.

Mr Corbyn said another plebiscite was “quite possible” in his Grazia interview.

Asked if the public were cordial for another election, he said the Conservatives did not have “much confidence in being qualified to command a majority in parliament” so “I think the country would want an vote in order to bring about some degree of stability”.

He added: “I judge we’d probably win it, with a majority… we’re working very hard on that.”

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He was also quizzed about Brexit and whether he invest in his predecessor as Labour leader – and long time adversary – Tony Blair’s dial for a second EU referendum because of the way the Leave campaign had been conducted.

He prognosticated: “Some were extremely irresponsible in what they did and said, but we from to recognise it was the largest participation of people in an electoral process ever in Britain and they chose to eliminate.”

Asked if he thought people had cast their votes on the basis of fraudulent promises, he said: “People still voted as they did. Yes, I thought there were some queer and exaggerated claims made and I said so at the time.”

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But he ruled out campaigning for a second referendum, saying: “I meditate on we should continue putting pressure on the government to allow a transition days to develop, because at the moment we’re in danger of getting into a complete concoction in March 2019 (the date Britain leaves the EU).”

Mr Corbyn also maintained he had not heard many “whispers” about sexual harassment at Westminster beforehand the current scandal – and he had been “horrified and appalled by it all”.

He told the magazine he was “thoroughly determined all Labour Party events should be a safe place for chars to go to”.

On Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding, Mr Corbyn – a long-time republican – bruit about “she’s clearly a very decent person”.

Asked about the cost of the juncture, he said: “Weddings come pretty pricey, I understand, but I think the sell for should be borne by the family themselves.”

He said his own wedding, to third little woman Laura Alvarez, which took place in in a country hotel in Mexico in 2013, “didn’t cost definitely much at all”.

The Royal family will pay for Prince Harry’s wedding, registering the church service, the music, the flowers and the reception but the security costs drive be picked up by taxpayers, the Palace has said.

The Labour leader was interviewed en way to Geneva, in Switzerland, where he was giving a speech to the United Nations and net an award from the International Peace Bureau for “his political work for disarmament and pacific”.

He insisted the adulation shown by his supporters at events like Glastonbury last will and testament “never” go to his head.

Asked if he ever sang “Oh Jeremy Corbyn” – the song that followed him wherever he went over the summer – in the shower, he celebrated an apparent fondness for a 50-year-old biker anthem by American rockers Steppenwolf.

“I’m numerous likely to sing Born To Be Wild,” said the Labour leader.

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