Diane Abbott Quotes

Being an MP is the sort of job all working-class parents want for their children – clean, indoors, and no heavy lifting. Diane Abbott

…when it comes to corruption, Nigerians make Jamaicans, and every other nationality in the world, look like mere amateurs. Diane Abbott

It’s absolutely true that it’s inconsistent, to put it mildly, for someone who believes in a fairer and more egalitarian society to send their child to a private, fee-paying school. I’ve always believed that private schools prop up the class structure of society. It’s inconsistent, it’s indefensible and that’s why I haven’t sought to defend it. Diane Abbott [On her decision to send her son to a private school.]

The internet will become increasingly useful for older people. It will become a vital tool for avoiding the social exclusion of older people. Diane Abbott

If you follow public opinion on issues which are riddled with peoples fears, it’s a spiral race to the bottom. Diana Abbott

The prime minister has made it clear he’s going to stick with Peter Mandelson to the last hour of the last day. All I can say is, he’s going to have some very long days ahead with Peter. Diane Abbott