‘Good riddance’: Penistone locals have their say on Angela Smith resignation

‘Good riddance’: Penistone locals have their say on Angela Smith resignation
 

It is the lunchtime rush at the Royal British Legion club in Penistone, South Yorkshire, and everyone has heard the news. Angela Smith, the town’s MP, has resigned from the Labour party, saying it had become “fuelled by hatred,” “characterised by intolerance” and “unfit for government”.
“Good riddance,” said Mick Drewry, 66, breaking off from a game of snooker as the news was replayed on a television screen nearby. “Come the next election I’d already made my mind up – I just can’t vote for Angela Smith.”
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18 February 2019 in World News, Views: 34
Source: Guardian
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