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2.02pm GMT14:02 Updated at 2.23pm GMT 1.56pm GMT13:56 Boris Johnson visiting a Christmas market in Salisbury this morning. Photograph: WPA Pool/Getty Images 1.50pm GMT13:50 From BuzzFeed’s Mark Di Stefano Mark Di Stefano 🤙🏻 (@MarkDiStef) 🚨 New with @alexwickham: As negotiations with BBC over facing Andrew Neil in prime-time drag on, Boris Johnson’s team confirm he’ll…

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Boris Johnson visiting a Christmas market in Salisbury this morning.

Boris Johnson visiting a Christmas market in Salisbury this morning. Photograph: WPA Pool/Getty Images

From BuzzFeed’s Mark Di Stefano

Mark Di Stefano 🤙🏻
(@MarkDiStef)

🚨 New with @alexwickham: As negotiations with BBC over facing Andrew Neil in prime-time drag on, Boris Johnson’s team confirm he’ll sit with ITV’s Phil Schofield and Holly Willoughby before election day.https://t.co/BYhXUc5xsy

December 3, 2019

Q: You have the lowest popularity ratings for a leader since records began. Does that worry you?

Corbyn says he does not comment on polls. He will not start now.

This is not just about him, he says.

He says he has a lot of highly motivated candidates who want to win the election.

The interview is over. Vine says they asked if there was a record Corbyn wanted to play. He says he was told Get Ready, by the Temptations.

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Corbyn says he would be an “honest broker” in a second referendum campaign.

Q: What happens if your team negotiates a fantastic Brexit deal, and you can hardly contain your excitement?

Corbyn says he can contain his excitement in all circumstances.

Q: But what happens if it is so good that you should campaign for it?

Corbyn says he wants the public to take the decision.

Q: In your heart of hearts you are a Brexiter, aren’t you?

Corbyn says he has been accused of many things. He wants a prosperous economy, and for the people to make the final decision.

Q: You are promising lots of free stuff. Can you afford this?

Referring to broadband, Corbyn says this is an essential service.

Q: The IFS says it is unlikely Labour will be able to raise the sums it needs for its plans.

Corbyn says that is what the IFS says. He says Labour thinks it can raise the money. There is a debate to be had about this, he says. He says the Labour party has spoken to the IFS about this.

Q: And, after the manifesto came out, you announced plans to spend £58bn compensating the Waspi women. Where does that money come from?

Corbyn says Labour would use the “headroom” available.

Is it right to break a contract with these women, he asks. He says these women paid into the system expecting a pension.

Q: Shouldn’t Labour have pointed out in the 1990s what the government was doing on this?

Corbyn says Labour has said it will address this, and it will.

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And here are some lines from earlier in the interview.

Kate Ferguson
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Jeremy Corbyn now getting a real grilling on his views on Nato… tells @theJeremyVine Nato was part of a “tit for tat” against the Warsaw Pact and “led to a deepening of the Cold War.”

December 3, 2019

Paul Waugh
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.@theJeremyVine suggests that Jeremy Corbyn’s heart is not really into Nato.

Corbyn replies “with the greatest of respect…you can’t see into my heart”.

Points out Labour’s manifesto is to stay in Nato but he as PM would seek to “de-escalate tensions”

December 3, 2019

Jeremy Corbyn’s interview on Radio 2’s Jeremy Vine Show

Jeremy Corbyn is being interviewed by Jeremy Vine on Radio 2 now.

Q: Dave Merritt, whose father Jack was killed in the London Bridge attack, said he did not want politicians to exploit his son’s death. But hasn’t Labour done some of this as well as the Conservatives, by talking about spending cuts?

Corbyn says he met Dave Merritt at the vigil yesterday. He says resources for prisons and the Probation Service are an issue.

Q: But won’t lots of people support the Tory ‘lock them up and throw away the key’ approach?

Corbyn says this would require many more prison places. And eventually prisoners come out.

Q: Doesn’t this case suggest deradicalisation does not work?

Corbyn says the government should not allow prisons to become a breeding ground for extremism.

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