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Three years on, Corbyn really is king of all he surveys

By Lewis Goodall, political correspondent
It's almost hard to believe (and the man himself probably can't) that this is Jeremy Corbyn's fourth conference speech as Labour leader.
The veteran backbencher is now part of the front of house furniture. And, in that time, he's become much more accomplished.Three years ago, as his party stared back at him dazed and shocked that this particular leader should be looking out at them, Mr Corbyn was plodding, he even read the wrong bits of the autocue.


Three years on, Corbyn really is king of all he surveys

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Jeremy Corbyn is congratulated by supporters after his conference speech
Three years on, Corbyn really is king of all he surveys

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Jeremy Corbyn thanked his family during his conference speech, calling his wife his
Big announcements on childcare, a pitch to pensioners and a pledge to invest in post-industrial areas with high unemployment.The Labour leadership know, in order to win the next election, the party must reach out beyond its graduate, urban comfort zone.The terrain of that election (which might only be months away) will be in less formally educated, older, whiter seats - Brexitland, where the party has struggled.
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