Watch: Tom Watson steals the show and takes on hecklers at Labour conference
Black Country MP Tom Watson stole the show at Labour’s conference as he received a rapturous reception for a speech praising the achievements of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
The Labour Deputy Leader said his party should be ready for an early general election and would gain nothing by trashing its own record.
Mr Watson, MP for West Bromwich East, took on hecklers by pointing out that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had called for an end to division. Mr Watson told Mr Corbyn, who was listening to the speech, “I don’t think they got your unity memo, Jeremy”.
The Black Country MP received a... read more
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