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General election 2019: Jonathan Ashworth insists Jeremy Corbyn criticism was 'banter'

General election 2019: Jonathan Ashworth insists Jeremy Corbyn criticism was 'banter'
Tuesday 10
14:20 2019

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption Jonathan Ashworth: "Of course it makes me look like a right plonker" Labour's Jonathan Ashworth has insisted his apparent criticism of Jeremy Corbyn in a leaked secret recording by his Tory activist friend was "banter". In a recording leaked to Tory-supporting website Guido Fawkes, Mr Ashworth is heard saying he did not believe Labour would win the election. The shadow health secretary told BBC Politics Live: "I apologise to the Labour Party and party members." Mr Ashworth has insisted he was "joshing around" in the conversation. He is also heard saying ...

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Summary: The shadow health secretary says he was "joshing" in a secret recording leaked by a Tory friend.

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