Alistair Darling: I hope Jeremy Corbyn gets more involved in EU Remain fight

Posted On: 
25th May 2016

Labour former Chancellor Alistair Darling told BBC Radio 4's Today programme he hoped Jeremy Corbyn would get more involved in the EU Remain campaign. 

"I think he is [playing a part] and I hope he will be more involved. The leader of any main political party in this country and the leader of the opposition have a big role to play and I hope that he does more. However this is a broad-based campaign of all parties and people of no parties. The key thing we have to keep in the front of our minds is we are taking this massive decision which is a huge amount of risk if we leave…

"He made the case for staying and I’m sure he will continue to do so. What I am saying is someone who believes that the world will be better off the more it trades with each other, and we are better off in every sense the more we deal with each other and talk to each other to deal with some o...