We cannot turn a blind eye to these repeated and dangerous breaches of international law. The security of one will never be achieved at the expense of the other.
Author: Jeremy Corbyn
Is it any wonder that here today in Brighton you represent the largest political party in western Europe, with nearly 600,000 members, alongside three million affiliated trade unionists, brimming with enthusiasm and confidence in the potential of our people. You are the future. And let me say straight away. I’m awed and humbled by everything you have done, along with hundreds of thousands of others across the country, to take us to where we are today.
His prescient thought and insight was then later demonstrated in his superb analysis of the nascent banking crisis of 2007-8 and the attempt to introduce an austerity-led solution in Britain.
Had Michael’s calls for banking regulation been properly heeded we might have been in a very different place.