PICTURES: '˜Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner forgets about Labour's woes for a moment and has some fun
Bolsover MP Dennis Skinner forgot about Labour's woes for a while to enjoy some fun in the sun at Brockley Primary School.
The Shuttlewood school hosted a fantastic fun day on Saturday.
The event – which was organised and run by community group Shuttlewood Link – boasted a number of attractions, including games and stalls.
The so-called Beast of Boslover Mr Skinner, 84, opened the fun day, mixed with those who attended and signed copies of his autobiography – as his party faces the biggest crisis in its recent history.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn – whom former miner Mr Skinner backs – has refused to stand aside despite losing a no-confidence motion among MPs and suffering the resignation of the majority of his senior team.
He now faces a leadership contest with Owen Smith.
The Pontypridd MP became the sole challenger to Mr Corbyn following a decision by Angela Eagle to pull out of the race after it became clear she would fall short of her opponent when it came to nominations from MPs and MEPs.
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