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Labour’s Jonathan Ashworth nearly gets wiped out by TV monitor in gust of wind live on air | Politics | News

The shadow Health Secretary struggled to hold on to his umbrella as winds of up to 70mph blew during the interview. Jonathan Ashworth battled with the chaotic weather as a light almost fell him on. He quickly caught the light before it smashed on the ground.

Speaking to Sophy Ridge on Sky News, Mr Ashworth said: “The equipment is falling over, the umbrella has gone.

“This is going to be one of those clips thats goes viral, no doubt.”

Twitter users were quick to comment on the events.

One wrote: “Jonathan Ashworth nearly getting wiped out by TV monitor in gust of wind.”

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Another added: “Wish Jonathan Ashworth on Sky News would fly off with that umbrella too.”

A third person said: “Jonathan Ashworth with the umbrella malfunction and nearly breaking the equipment. That’s cheered me up.”

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