21 November 2019 12:34
Many of those who have known Jeremy Corbyn the longest attest that he has changed remarkably little over the years. Indeed, some say his political opinions have remained fixed since his teenage years, an arrested development which means that 50 years on he finds it virtually impossible to compromise or even entertain the notion that other viewpoints have value. As leader of the Labour Party that he has served for his entire adult life, this aspect of his character is both his greatest strength and most devastating flaw. So where did those early political influences come from? And why and how has Mr Corbyn remained true to them ever since?