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2 June 2014updated 09 Jun 2021 8:15am

Watch: Ed Balls’ handshake left hanging by a voter in a Newark supermarket

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls and deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman are shunned by a Newark voter when out shopping in Morrisons.

By media mole

Sometimes when you’re a Newark resident and you’re weaving your trolley around Morrisons of a Monday afternoon, the idea of a two-grinning-senior-Labour-politicians-for-the-price-of-one deal doesn’t sound so appetising. Well, this voter knows exactly how to deal with such a situation. Watch as Ed Balls’ handshake is left hanging:


(H/T Telegraph)

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