Michael Dugher MP

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Daily Mirror: 'Jealous Northerners should work in London': Tory John Redwood slammed over ''mighty capital'' comments

The Daily Mirror has reported today that John Redwood, a leading Tory, has been recorded as saying that “jealous Northerners” should work in London and that “good professionals” could boost their income by working in the “mighty capital”. 

Quoted in the article, Michael said: “Same old Tories.   They’re a bunch of latter-day Norman Tebbits, telling people to get on their bikes.”

You can read the full article here.

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