The West Country has seen its first anti-lockdown protest after a crowd gathered in Glastonbury to hear Jeremy Corbyn’s brother give a speech.
The former Labour Party leader’s older brother Piers spoke at the event on Saturday (April 25), which was attended by between 30-40 people.
In video clips posted on YouTube, the 73-year-old said the lockdown had “failed”.
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Police also attended the gathering, and said the event was “peaceful in nature”.
We attended a small protest in the centre of Glastonbury this afternoon (Saturday, April 25).
A ban on public gatherings of more than two people was implemented by the government in late-March.
As of yesterday (April 25), a total of 827 people have died from the virus in West Country hospitals.
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