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Jeremy Corbyn was given the “hairdryer” treatment in a – minute, public dressing-down from an MP who lost her seat.
Mary Creagh, the former MP for Wakefield, had been clearing out her Commons office when she saw the(Labor) leader posing for selfies with young people.
Shetold the Timesshe approached Mr Corbyn and gave him a stern talking-to.
“I told him he shouldn’t be having his photo taken with young people because he had betrayed their future,” she said. “I asked him to apologise for what he’d done.”
She says she unloaded on Mr Corbyn, branding Labour’s manifesto a “joke” and accusing him of alienating Labor voters.
Ms Creagh said she also took issue with Mr Corbyn’s decision to call the election without consulting the Shadow Cabinet and challenged him to go too Wakefield to apologise.
“He needs to know what he has done,” she added. “He needs to own his failure. He must apologise for what he has done. I told him ‘why are you still sat in your office when all my staff have just lost their jobs?’ ”