Rail strike: Hugh Laurie praises RMT union boss Mick Lynch for ‘cleansing up’ in interviews


Hugh Laurie has praised RMT union boss Mick Lynch for his efficiency in TV interviews yesterday (21 June).

The union chief was interviewed on quite a few completely different channels as rail staff started the most important industrial motion in 30 years.

In a single interview on Sky Information that has gone viral, Lynch accused journalist Kay Burley of asking questions “verging on nonsense”.

One other interview on the BBC noticed him telling Labour front-bencher Baroness Chapman: “I don’t even know who you’re.”

Reacting to the movies, Home star Laurie posted: “I don’t know sufficient concerning the rail dispute. I solely observe that RMT’s Mick Lynch cleaned up each single media picador who tried their luck right now.”

Fellow actor Kathy Burke wrote: “Comfortable Mick Lynch day!”



Many different social media customers praised Lynch’s efficiency. “Is it simply me or if Mick Lynch was chief of the Labour social gathering it will be 20 factors clear within the polls? In each interview he has been immense,” wrote one fan.

“Does anybody understand how I should buy Mick Lynch a pint tonight, as a result of the person completely deserves it,” added one other. “He’s completed extra to problem Tory lies in a single day than the Labour entrance bench has completed in two years!”

See extra reactions under.





Half of Britain’s rail traces have been closed on Tuesday as members of the Nationwide Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Employees (RMT) and Unite staged motion over pay, jobs and circumstances.

Comply with the most recent on rail strikes right here.


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