SHADOW Home Secretary Diane Abbott was slammed for illegally downing an alcoholic cocktail on a train.
Drinking ethanol is opposite a law on all Tubes, buses and trains run by Transport for London.
The outspoken Labour MP dumbfounded associate passengers by swigging a £2 can of Marks and Spencer mojito on an Overground service.
Ms Abbott — who has campaigned to finish a sale of inexpensive ethanol — downed a rum cocktail on a tour by her subdivision in North London final Saturday.
A newcomer said: “She kept her conduct down and was staring during her phone though kept slurping from a can. It was 1pm, so a bit early to be celebration — generally in public.”
Another added: “There are transparent signs adult in a carriages that contend ethanol is banned. She was propitious there wasn’t an examiner on board.”
There is no idea that Ms Abbott, 65, was dipsomaniac or working in a unfinished manner.
Susan Hall, who sits on a London Assembly’s Police and Crime Committee, said: “As someone who aspires to be Home Secretary, Diane Abbott should know better.
TfL should be looking into this and promulgation her a fine. She should face movement as a halt to others.
Mick Neville, late Scotland Yard Detective Chief Inspector
“How can she have any credit if she’s peaceful to mangle a law?
“This is standard of a Labour politician; one sequence for them and another for everybody else.”
Mick Neville, a late Scotland Yard Detective Chief Inspector, said: “It’s intolerable that she is breaching a law that was brought in to keep sequence on open transport.
“London’s got adequate problems but comparison politicians celebration on trains.
“TfL should be looking into this and promulgation her a fine. She should face movement as a halt to others.
“She should be a many honest citizen in London, not doing foolish things like this.”
The “ready to drink” 25cl can of mojito contains dual measures of white rum — dual units of ethanol — creation it 8 per cent in strength.
A TfL orator pronounced people found boozing on trains could be fined or even arrested.
Last night Ms Abbott’s orator unsuccessful to respond to requests for comment.
DRINKING on trains is not bootleg in many tools of a UK and some services sell ethanol on board.
However, Transport for London has policies — corroborated by by-laws — that anathema passengers in a collateral from celebration or opening ethanol containers on trains, trams and buses.
Drinking on Scottish trains is also taboo between 9pm and 10am.
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