Labour’s late Tony Benn speaking in the House of Commons in 1998 (Jeremy Corbyn is seated behind him): “What fools we are to live in a generation for which war is a
computer game for our children, and just an interesting little Channel 4
Every Member of Parliament tonight who votes for the government
motion will be consciously and deliberate accepting the responsibility
for the deaths of innocent people if the war begins, as I fear it will.
In my parliamentary experience we were asked to share responsibility
for a decision we won’t really be taking with consequence for people
who have no part to play in the brutality of the regime which we are