Labour conference 'isn't as bad as I thought it would be', says Corbyn critic Stephen Pound

'The Labour conference isn't as bad as I thought it was going to be', says MP Stephen Pound

The Labour conference will end today (Getty)

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

MP Stephen Pound has said, The Labour party conference "isn't as bad as I thought it was going to be", as the event draws to a close.

Pound, the Labour MP for Ealing North told Julia Hartley-Brewer unity has been a theme throughout the conference, and discussed the issues of immigration and grammar schools.

"Every big round of applause has always, this time, been to do with unity,"said Pound, who has criticised Jeremy Corbyn and was on the list of 'hostile' MPs released by the Labour leader's allies in March.

Pound also talked about immigration after Labour leader Corbyn said he was relaxed about the issue and that he does not believe in reducing migrant numbers.

"Immigration is a huge issue inre this country," the MP said. "When people talk about the huge cultural changes, [that's] absolutely right, but that's not a new phenomenon."

Listen to the full interview to hear the heated debate between Pound and Julia on Corbyn, immigration and more.

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