Big Issue founder Lord Bird on Corbyn, "failure" politicians and the homelessness crisis

Lord John Bird says he got into the House of Lords by “lying, cheating and stealing”.
In this week’s Ayes To The Left podcast, the Big Issue founder revealed how he learned the skills to build his hugely successful career in prison.
In a frank and funny chat with the Mirror’s Mikey Smith and Dan Bloom, the avuncular crossbench peer talked about homelessness, poverty, Thatcher, Blair and whether he wants to see Jeremy Corbyn in Number 10. 
And he revealed whether he still thinks all politicians are “failures.” For information regarding your data privacy, visit