Diane Abbott apologises after drinking mojito on TfL train
Shadow home secretary Diane Abbott has apologised “sincerely” for drinking a mojito on public transport in London.
A photograph of the Labour frontbencher sipping a can of the alcoholic beverage while riding on an Overground train was shared online.
Transport for London (TfL) introduced an alcohol ban on all public transport in the capital in 2008.
Ms Abbott said she was “sincerely sorry” for drinking the Marks and Spencer cocktail.
She wrote on Twitter: “A photo of me drinking from a can of M&S mojito on the Overground has been circulated.
“I’m sincerely sorry for drinking on TFL.”