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Clive Lewis joins Labour leadership race

Norwich South MP Clive Lewis has joined the race to become the next Labour leader. Lewis, the shadow Treasury minister is the second MP to announce they are throwing their hat in the ring, joining Shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry. Jeremy Corbyn, currently the leader of the opposition, announced he would not be leading the party…

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Election Special: what the Norwich South candidates are saying

Brexit Party: Alexander Gilchrist “I’m in it to win it here” “More proportional representation is required” To Alexander Gilchrist, “what the Brexit Party stands for is democracy and rights.” He says it embodies a range of “various different political spectrums,” referencing his own experiences of being “on marches at Burston with Jeremy Corbyn” as an…

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Clive Lewis: ‘Do I still think that I can think things through in a sexist, racist way? Yes I do’

Waiting in the side room of Clive Lewis’ office at OPEN Norwich, we wonder whether the Norwich South MP wants to be Labour leader after his pal (most of the time) Corbyn. He’s got all the right qualities. We can hear him laughing next door: charming. Tick. He was in the army. Toured Afghanistan. Tick….

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Clive Lewis harassment charges cleared

Clive Lewis has been cleared of all sexual harassment allegations following a month long Labour Party investigation. The Norwich South MP was accused of groping a woman’s bottom at a Labour Party fringe event, The World Transformed, this September. The alleged victim told The Independent that she and Mr Lewis “had a hug and while…

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Clive Lewis signs letter for action over ‘Muslim Problem’ article

Norwich South representative Clive Lewis has co-signed a letter by MPs opposing descriptions of British Muslims published in The Sun. The newspaper published a column in which Islam was described as “the common denominator” in sexual assault and other crimes. The column, written by former political editor Trevor Kavanagh, received criticism from politicians and the…

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