Jeremy Corbyn embroiled in ANOTHER Covid row for attending memorial service with crowd of 100

JEREMY Corbyn is embroiled in ANOTHER Covid row after being pictured at a memorial service with a crowd of 100 people.

The former Labour leader – who recently had to apologise after breaking the “rule of six” at a dinner party – was pictured at the “anarchists’ carnival” in Notting Hill, West London.

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The event took place last weekend in honour of the founder of Occupy Wall Street, David Graeber and featured live music.

The ‘memorial carnival’ also featured Mr Graeber’s favourite band the Trojans, the Daily Mail reports.

Mr Corbyn, 71, was photographed on several occasions without a mask, including while talking to organiser Nika Dubrovsky, Mr Graeber’s widow. 

A carnival spokesman said: “Organisers performed Covid-related risk assessments, had stewards to enforce them, and were in contact with the authorities.”

Organisers performed Covid-related risk assessments, had stewards to enforce them, and were in contact with the authorities.

According to Covid rules no more than 30 people should attend funerals and memorials.

Live music is discouraged because singing increases the risk of singing spreading the virus and  encourages people to talk to each other at close quarters.

A spokesman for Westway Trust, a local charity that manages Portobello Green, told the Daily Mail it gave permission for the “memorial carnival”’ to take place.

A Trust source said all events were expected to comply with Covid rules, including the limit of 30.


It comes after Mr Corbyn was pictured at a dinner party last month – issuing a grovelling apology for breaking the "rule of six".

It’s believed the rule-breaching party was held at a home belonging to one of Corbyn’s long-term pals and guests included left-wing activists, filmmakers and artists.

During the evening, one left the table and took a photograph of the remaining eight.

Corbyn told The Sun: “I recently had dinner at a friend’s house where the number of guests eventually exceeded five.

"I understand that remaining at the dinner was a breach of the rule of six. I apologise for my mistake.”

The strict “rule of six” measure was brought in on September 14 to curb a deadly second Covid wave.

It bans gatherings of more than six indoors or outdoors unless they already live together, with potential fines of £200 each for first-time offenders.

The Sun Online has reached out to Mr Corbyn's spokesperson for comment on the latest alleged breach.

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