The Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy says drinking “isn’t encouraged” in Parliament.
“It would not be a solution to this crisis,” says Reynolds, “which is down to Government policy and poor decisions being made.”
The idea is reportedly being considered as an alternative simply to continuing or ending the Universal Credit uplift in April.
Further measures are needed to deal with the virus, and there must be more support for business, he says.
For his Shadow Cabinet, I would choose media friendly spokespeople, and back them up with deputies more on the policy wonkish side of things.
The horrors of Paris have exposed Corbyn’s inability to speak even for his own MPs, one of whom today showed him up by scoring off Cameron.