VIDEO: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Eastbourne

Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn has spoken with supporters in Eastbourne this weekend while attending a trade union conference in the town.

Monday, 9th May 2016, 2:36 pm
Updated Monday, 9th May 2016, 3:37 pm
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn spoke with supporters in Eastbourne this weekend. SUS-160905-142629001

Mr Corbyn, who was attending the annual conference of the transport union TSSA, spoke to Labour party members outside the View Hotel on Sunday (May 8).

He was seen outside of the hotel meeting with local supporters and signing autographs.

He said, “I’ve just been told some important news; that the Labour party in Eastbourne is bigger than any other party. We are growing on the south coast. Labour are the future of the south coast.”

He also spoke about the Labour party’s vision for education.

Mr Corbyn said, “Every child deserves their imagination to be unlocked, we invest in children so that we all benefit in the long run.”

Pictures and video courtesy of Dave Poole.

Don’t miss out on all the latest breaking news where you live.

Here are four ways you can be sure you’ll be amongst the first to know what’s going on.

1) Make our website your homepage at

2) Like our Facebook page at Text to display

3) Follow us on Twitter @Eastbournenews

4) Register with us by clicking on ‘sign in’ (top right corner). You can then receive our daily newsletter AND add your point of view to stories that you read here.

And do share with your family and friends - so they don’t miss out!

The Eastbourne Herald - always the first with your local news.

Be part of it.