Salmond: ‘Tony Benn Would Be Birling In His Grave’

Good to see Alex Salmond has handled Hilary Benn’s speech with his usual good grace and sensitivity. He told LBC:

“His father, whose speech I heard in the Iraq debate all these years ago, would be birling in his grave hearing a speech in favour of a Tory prime minister wanting to take the country to war and that’s just a reality.”

Even his own SNP MPs think it’s a bit much…




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