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George Galloway
Leader of the Respect Party
George Galloway MP

Stephen Sackur talks to George Galloway, the controversial British MP who campaigns against the Iraq war and leads the Respect party.

Both of Britain's main political parties supported the war in Iraq; neither advocates an immediate withdrawal of coalition forces. .

As a result much of the anger generated by the war has been harnessed by George Galloway.

Expelled from the Labour Party after 35 years in politics he's been described as a man who glories in his ability to rub people up the wrong way faster than anyone else.

But his consistent opposition to the Iraq war certainly struck a chord with voters in his east London constituency.

He is now the leader and sole parliamentary member of a new British political party, "Respect".

Stephen Sackur asks what really motivates George Galloway.

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