Politics Weekly: The ‘Brexit’ Trials: Crisis of Authority: Faces of the English Revolution: Jeremy Corbyn: PART III

Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Reporting, Base Camp, Tottenham, London.

“…These have been brought together by a man who has been an MP for over 3 decades, Labour Party Leader for 4 years and who has tried to bring together, his nation and the continent, often with his own personal touch…”

“…The story of Britain’s leader of the opposition, Labour Party Leader, moderniser and hero Jeremy Corby, starts in the really quite ancient, 43 AD City of London…”

‘…It is here, in London, that MP for Islington North since 1983, as he was formally known before he also became Labour Party leader in 2015, Jeremy Corbyn cut his political teeth…”


Jeremy Corbyn was the youngest of four sons of David Corbyn, an electrical engineer and Naomi Loveday, a maths teacher.

His parents were Labour Party members and peace campaigners, who met in the 1930’s at a committee meeting in support of the Spanish Republic during the Spanish Civil War.

His brother, is a physicist, meteorologist and weather forecaster.

Jeremy Corbyn joined the Labour Party as a teenager and moving to London, he became a trade union representative.

In 1974 Jeremy Corbyn was elected to Haringey Council and also became Secretary of Hornsey Constituency Labour Party.

He was elected as MP for Islington North in 1983.

As a bankbench MP, Jeremy Corbyn has frequently voted against the Labour ‘whip’, including ‘New Labour’ governments and he also chaired the ‘Stop the War Coalition’ from 2011 – 2015.

In 2015 he became leader of the Labour Party.

Jeremy Corby’s activism includes roles in ‘Ant-Facist Action’, the ‘Anti-Apartheid Movement’ and the ‘Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament’ as well as advocating for a united Ireland.



Photo, Jeremy Corbyn, From Twitter

Please see also, ‘Politics Weekly: The English Revolution: The Brexit Trials: Crisis of Authority: Faces of the English Revolution: Jeremy Corbyn: Part 1’, Monday 3 June – Monday 10 June, 2019, available on:


Please see also, ‘Politics Weekly: The ‘Brexit’ Trials: Crisis of Authority: Faces of the English Revolution: Jeremy Corbyn: Part I and Part II’ Monday 10 June 2019, Tuesday 11 June, Wednesday 12 June, 2019, available on:


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