Tom Thatcher 12 hrs · Fovant, United Kingdom ·
is a serious question: I need to know what Jeremy Corbyn proposes for
the countryside should he become leader of the Labour Party. I suspect
that his knowledge of life outside Camden and Islington may be
We have to remember the countryside campaign of the
Labour Party when Blair's version were triumphant: and we must try to
forget about those toe-curling events like the Cool Britannia parties at
No. 10: and for younger readers, this is not a joke or a prod.
What is much more sad and deflating is that the Labour Chief Whip was
one Denis Carter, aka Lord Carter, perhaps one of the most decent men of
all time in politics. All Wiltshire people who are aware will remember
DC as an agricultural consultant who founded AKC Consultants in Devizes:
his knowledge of rural life was second to none.
The most painful
episode I have ever witnes…