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Are trains in Britain as overcrowded as Jeremy Corbyn claims? - The Guardian

The Office of Rail and Road found Virgin Trains has the highest number of complaints per 100,000 journeys in the UK. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian. Jeremy Corbyn's attempt to highlight overcrowding on the rail network by sitting down ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn pledges extra arts cash for schools - BBC News

All primary schools in England would get extra cash to fund arts activities under plans unveiled by Jeremy Corbyn at Edinburgh's Fringe Festival. The arts "pupil premium" would be modelled on the existing top-up grants given to schools for PE and sport ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn brands Sir Richard Branson a 'tax exile' as 'traingate' row escalates - Evening Standard

Jeremy Corbyn attacked Sir Richard Branson as a “tax exile” who was “laughing all the way to the bank” today in a major escalation of the row over whether he was forced to sit on a train floor. The accusations — denied by Sir Richard's office — were ...and more »

Virgin Trains faces data protection inquiry over Corbyn CCTV footage - The Guardian

Virgin Trains faces an investigation by the data protection watchdog over its release of footage of the Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, looking for seats on its London to Newcastle service. Officials at the Information Commissioner's Office are making ...and more »

It's Not About The Seat, It Really Is All "About The Economy, Stupid!" - Huffington Post UK

So now Richard Branson has joined in the efforts to vilify Jeremy Corbyn. What is is that the Tories, the Murdoch press, the panicked wing of the Labour Party and now Branson, a man whose personal wealth rose by £86 million last year to a staggering £3 ...and more »

Labour isn't sexist because Jeremy Corbyn is 'a man of a certain age' - it's far worse -

Some would say it started with 'Blair's Babes'. Others would point the finger at the fact there's hasn't been a female leader in the party's entire 116 year history. Whatever you blame, Labour, it seems, reserves a special place in hell for women ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn and the parable of the Virgin berth - Financial Times

Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader, has faced mockery after Virgin Trains released film footage which cast doubt on his claims that a train was so crowded he was forced to sit on the floor. The row has crystallised divisions between his opponents and his ...and more »

Jeremy Corbyn 'traingate': why it's time to stop complaining about overcrowded trains - The Independent

Goodness, lots of people have been getting cross about empty seats on Virgin Trains. Last week I grumbled there were too many empty seats aboard the 5.30pm from London to Glasgow on a Friday: perishable assets being squandered at a time of peak demand ...and more »

Owen Smith accuses Jeremy Corbyn of lying over EU referendum vote - The Guardian

Labour leadership contender Owen Smith has accused Jeremy Corbyn, his rival, of lying about his remain vote in June's EU referendum during a fractious hustings event in Glasgow. In his most direct attack yet, Smith – whose team have placed debate over ...and more »

John McDonnell accuses Labour committee of 'rigged purge' of members - The Guardian

John McDonnell: 'Labour party members will not accept what appears to be a rigged purge of Jeremy Corbyn supporters.' Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/PA. John McDonnell has accused Labour's general secretary, Iain McNicol, of directing a “rigged purge ...and more »