IT HAS been a while since we caught up with Baroness Smith. We follow her speeches from the red benches on a regular basis as she is also shadow spokesperson for the Environment.
Baroness Smith was in Ockendon lending her support to the Labour Day of Action in the north of the borough. Ockendon is one of the keys seats in the borough along with Stanford West and Stanford East and Corringham Town.
YT spoke to Baroness Smith and asked for her assessment on the condition of the Labour Party on a national and a local basis.