Does anyone think he’s right?
John Cryer, who represents the east London seat and leads backbench MPs in the Parliamentary Labour Party, said he wasn’t convinced the ‘appalling’ attack and airstrikes were linked.
Police have launched a terror investigation into last night’s incident which left three injured amid claims the alleged knifeman shouted: “This is for Syria” .
Standing outside the crime scene Mr Cryer – who voted against airstrikes – told the BBC’s Sunday Politics: “I’m not convinced that this will be connected to the airstrikes on Syria.
“We just don’t know at the moment. But there doesn’t seem to be immediate evidence that there is a direct link.
The allegation that the knifeman shouted “This is for Syria” seems pretty direct!
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