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Andy McSmith

Andy McSmith is a senior reporter at The Independent. He has vast experience in political journalism and has also appeared on documentaries for BBC Radio 4.

Andy McSmith's Diary: Durham miners tell Yvette Cooper to go jump in

Jeremy Corbyn, as we know, was on stage at the Durham Miners’ Gala at the weekend. The other three leadership candidates were also in town, but did not appear on stage. This was not because they were tongue-tied: it is because the organisers did not want to hear them.

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