Jeremy Corbyn ‘extremely’ positive about a win for remain

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn cast his vote at a polling station at Pakeman Primary School in Islington. Pictire:  Matt Cardy/Getty Images.
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn cast his vote at a polling station at Pakeman Primary School in Islington. Pictire: Matt Cardy/Getty Images.
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Jeremy Corbyn has said he is “extremely” positive that remain will gain more votes than leave in the EU referendum.

The Labour leader arrived in positive mood to cast his vote at Pakeman primary school in his Islington constituency.

Asked if he was feeling confident the Labour leader smiled and said: “Extremely, it’s a very good day.”

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On the outcome of the referendum he joked: “You could either check the wind or check the bookies,” adding, “the bookies usually get it right”.

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He acknowledged the odds on his election as party leader last year had not been favourable, grinning as he said: “I cost them (bookies) a lot of money.”

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