FORMER Tory MP Lord Archer declared he would vote for Jeremy Corbyn if he lived in the North West because he "had too much" and was "over-privileged".
The peer and and ex-Conservative deputy chair - jailed for perjury in 2001 - revealed his backing on a recent trip North.
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He told the Sunday Telegraph: "I was travelling through the north-west of England recently, where I was giving a speech at a school, and as I looked out of the window it did make me think I’d vote for Corbyn if I lived up here.
"I felt I had too much, that I’m over-privileged. And with half of what Corbyn says, I find myself agreeing with him 100 per cent. It’s the other half that’s the problem."
The novelist also rubbished calls for a second referendum on Brexit, saying: "I voted remain, and I lost, so I thoroughly disapprove of the idea of being asked to vote again."
And he also piled praise on popular backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg as "the best parliamentarian" he had seen.
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But he said he would be "the wrong man" to succeed Theresa May as Conservative leader.
He added: "I think he’d make a brilliant Speaker of the House of Commons.
"He has a lovely feel for the House, but not leader."