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John McDonnell's 'assassinate Margaret Thatcher' jibe

Labour leadership contender John McDonnell has apologised after saying that if he could go back in time he would "assassinate Thatcher".

He made this comment in the 'warm-up' time before taking part in a radio programme.

The Conservative MP and friend of Lady Thatcher Conor Burns, Jeremy Corbyn MP - who is supporting Mr McDonnell in his leadership bid - and FT editor Lionel Barber, watch the clip before giving their view.

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