Jeremy Corbyn tells BBC’s One Show of his Lowestoft roots
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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has revealed that he has some - albeit fairly short - East Anglian roots.
Speaking on tonight's One Show on BBC1, he told presenters Ore Oduba and Alex Jones that his grandfather was born in Lowestoft.
After being shown a photo of himself and his three siblings at his grandfather's 80th birthday party, he said: 'He was born in Lowestoft, moved to Sunderland and eventually to London and was a solicitor in Ealing.
'He was known as the poor man's lawyer. I learnt a lot from him.'
Mr Corbyn's solo appearance followed last week's One Show appearance by Prime Minister Theresa May and her husband Philip.
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