- Sunday 22nd December 2019, 6:34pm
- 3,394 posts
Rebecca Long-Bailey's story about having been born to the roar from the Stretford End at Manchester United's ground has already been mentioned but the story she published in an election leaflet about having grown up watching her father worrying about the prospect of redundancy at Salford Docks is equally puzzling.
She said, "'My dad, Jimmy, worked on the Salford docks and I grew up watching him worrying when round after round of redundancies were inflicted on the docks.'
Rebecca was born in September 1979 and Salford Docks closed permanently in 1982 when she would have been just two years and some months old.
Clearly, she was a remarkably observant little baby.