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‘They won’t take me alive this time’ promises Labour Conference heckler

Brian Webbings, a Labour Party Conference delegate who was famously manhandled out of the auditorium in 2005 for heckling Jack Straw, has vowed to make a firmer stance this time around.

Armed with several sandwiches, a flask of tea and several cunningly concealed devices for strapping himself to his chair Mr Webbings, 83, speaking outside the Brighton conference centre said, ‘I’m well up for it’.

Margaret Beckett expressed disappointment that ‘he was back and hell bent on causing trouble’, and hinted that if he succeeded in disrupting proceeding the conference may have to be held behind closed doors without an audience. ‘And that would be a huge let down for each and every one of the fourteen delegates who’ve bought tickets,’ she added.

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Posted: Sep 28th, 2009 by red

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