Thursday 3 December 2015

Hilary Benn speech in full: 'We must now confront this evil'

I rarely post political videos, but I thought this speech needed more views.

Wednesday’s Commons debate will be remembered for Hilary Benn’s extraordinary wind-up speech, in which he powerfully (but politely) challenged his own leader and asserted Labour’s claim to be the party of activist, hard-edged internationalism. Towards the end, he compared the imperative to bomb Isis in Syria to ‘why this entire House stood up against Hitler and Mussolini’


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