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Labour furious over timing of Jeremy Corbyn Syria briefing

Labour furious over timing of Jeremy Corbyn Syria briefing

Opposition accuses No 10 of ‘outrageous’ games after offer of airstrikes meeting coinciding with autumn statementLabour has reacted with fury after Jeremy Corbyn was invited to a government security briefing on airstrikes in Syria with just 12 hours’ notice and at a time that clashes with the autumn statement.Senior Labour aides accused No 10 of playing “outrageous political games” after Cabinet Office officials offered Corbyn and his team a briefing at a time he was clearly unable to attend. Related: Jeremy Corbyn seeks shadow cabinet agreement on Syria airstrikes Related: The Syria vote must make Corbyn wish he were a backbencher again | Deborah Orr Continue reading...

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