While the parliamentary Labour Party’s current woes are undeniable, giddy Tory MPs seem to be losing perspective on matters outside the Westminster bubble — i.e. that much of the North of England was recently under water.
“Last week I met people in York who had been affected by flooding. I met a young couple, Chris and Victoria, whose home had been flooded …
[interruption from Tories]
“It wasn’t very funny for them.
“This young couple lost many of their possessions: photos, children’s toys, school work …”
Having asked about insufficient pump capacity at the River Foss barrier, Jezza concluded:
“Those people want answers from all of us and in particular from the prime minister.”
This was then followed up by clearly audible ‘whooping’ from the Tory benches: