PUBLISHED: 22:52, Mon, Feb 17, 2020 | UPDATED: 22:55, Mon, Feb 17, 2020
Channel 4’s debate with the Labour leadership candidates Lisa Nandy, Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long-Bailey has caused intense rows on Twitter over the future of the Labour Party. Rebecca Long-Bailey faced strong criticism for being too similar to leader Jeremy Corbyn and admitting she would keep all of his previous policies. Viewers of the debate took to social media to attack the Labour leader hopeful and her hopes of taking over from the controversial Mr Corbyn.
During the debate, she said: “There were a number of policies that were not deliverable.
“There is not one that I would drop and I will explain why.
“There were policies that were deliverable in five years that would go into the manifesto, like a green industrial revolution and investing in our education service.
“There were other policies that were part of a longer-term vision.
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Rebecca Long-Bailey savaged for ‘continuity Corbyn’ pitch in Channel 4 debate (Image: Channel 4)
Rebecca Long-Bailey critics have argued the Labour leader hopeful is too similar to Jeremy Corbyn (Image: Getty )
“So a four day week was a critical example of that, we would have never achieved that in five years.
“It was a long term aspiration for after we had improved productivity through investing in an industrial strategy and