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London Notebook: Van the man to Labour a joke

By Tony Grew

Published 10/10/2013

Labour's Shadow Culture Secretary Ivan Lewis
Labour's Shadow Culture Secretary Ivan Lewis

So it's goodbye to Vernon Coaker. The Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary scored a big promotion in the Ed Miliband reshuffle and is now Shadow Defence Secretary.

His departure was expected and, sadly, his travels around the province are at an end.

His replacement, Ivan Lewis , is looking forward to deploying his religion to tell one of the oldest jokes in the book. We will find out soon if Ivan is a Catholic Jew, or a Protestant Jew.

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