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Britain’s Richest Fear Corbyn More Than Brexit

Some of the U.K.’s wealthy are making contingency plans for a Labour government, including leaving the country.

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Standing on the stage in front of hordes of cheering activists, the man who wants to be Britain’s next prime minister had a blunt message for the country’s wealthy.

“The very richest in our society have had tax breaks, giveaways, and tax havens,” Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said at a music and arts festival running alongside his party's annual conference at the weekend. “I tell you what, they're on borrowed time.”