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Two fathers' rights campaigners are on Jeremy Corbyn's roof …

Two campaigners from the New Fathers For Justice pressure group are protesting on the roof of Jeremy Corbyn’s London home and refusing to move until he talks to them about their rights. 

The two men, who are being named as Bobby Smith and Martin Matthews, climbed onto the Labour leader’s roof at around 1000 a.m. (BST) in protest against Corbyn for failing to listen to them on the issue of access rights for dads. 

“I tried to talk to Jeremy in March and he was very rude to me,” Smith told LBC. “He’s in a position where he can hold the government to account.”

He told the Evening Standard: ““For a while we’ve been thinking that Jeremy Corbyn needs to be held to account about his role in blocking shared parenting in 2011.

“If you’ve seen the news he seems to be flying around the country talking to the same 2,000 people when he should be fighting issues.

“It’s simple because father’s rights is the same issue it’s always been, when separation happens both parents should get equal rights to see their children.”

New Fathers for Justice is a direct action group which campaigns for the rights of UK dads to have access to their children. It was set up in 2008 after the Fathers 4 Justice group was shut down. 

Smith, who told LBC that he hasn’t seen his two daughters for five years, added: “Both of us would rather be home with our children right now, on the summer holidays, but we’re not – we have no choice but to do this.”

Smith uploaded this clip of and Matthews on the Labour leader’s roof.

 He also uploaded this footage of him and Matthews speaking to police officers.  

A police spokesman said they were called to Corbyn’s home in Islington, north London at around 10.30am after receiving reports of the protest. They have since cordoned off the road and a negotiator is talking to the men through a window. 

Smith told The Evening Standard that they were able to reach Corbyn’s roof by climbing a set of ladders, narrowly avoiding two police officers.

A helicopter is also circling the scene, according to the Evening Standard. 

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