Shadow Home Secretary Diane Abbott was roasted by Channel 4's Jon Snow over Jeremy Corbyn's U-turn on his party's 'shoot-to-kill' policy.

The Labour Party appears to have reversed its original policy in the wake of the devastating London Bridge attacks last Saturday night, which resulted in 3 terrorists murdering 7 people and injuring 48 more.

Mr. Snow challenged Ms Abbott after it appeared that Labour supports the right of armed policemen to shoot to kill terror suspects in the aftermath of recent terrorist attacks in Britain.

'The IRA are my friends'

With a day left before the 2017 General Election, Mr. Corbyn has vied to be tough on terrorism in a bid to secure more votes for his party, after Prime Minister Theresa May declared 'enough is enough' following Saturday night's atrocity.

Yet the Labour leader has received relentless scrutiny in the past few days over his past links with terrorist organisations, including Hamas and Hezbollah. He has even referred to members of the Irish Republican Army (IRA) as his 'friends.'

It has also come to light that when Mr. Corbyn was a Labour backbencher, he attempted to block different pieces of anti-terror legislation.

Appearing exclusively on Channel 4, Mr. Snow said that it is painful to watch Mr.

Corbyn and Ms Abbott re-brand themselves as credible leaders-in-waiting prior to Polling Day on Thursday.

He accused the Labour shadow Cabinet of opposing Trident's continued existence whilst tolerating its development, and lambasted them over their contradictory approach to the shoot-to-kill policy whilst calling for more police officers.

But the shadow Home Secretary hit back, claiming Labour has consistently supported the right of police officers to employ maximum force when protecting peoples' lives.

'Shoot-to-kill is dangerous'

Despite his established history of opposing measures to curb terrorism, the Labour leader has said he is willing to take whatever action is necessary to defend the British people, as part of his bid to compete with the Conservative leader on the issue of security and defence.

He also commended the actions of the police in protecting those who suffered during March's Westminster attacks.

This is despite saying in 2015 that he believed the shoot-to-kill policy is dangerous and counter-productive, and prior to that in 2011, saying he has been a consistent opponent of anti-terror legislation since 1983.

'List of catastrophic errors'

This interview has been part of a list of catastrophic errors the shadow Home Secretary has made on news stations since the start of this year's general election.

On Monday night, she failed to clarify during an interview with Sky News presenter Dermot Murnaghan how many of the 10,000 officers Labour intends to recruit, should they win on Thursday, would be community support officers or police officers.

There have also been rumours that Labour intends to prevent Ms Abbott from appearing on live interviews until after Thursday.

Before that, she humiliated herself during an interview with LBC's Nick Ferrarri after getting her numbers muddled on how much her party's policy to recruit 10,000 police officers would cost.

She originally suggested the measure would cost £300,000, which Mr. Ferrarri highlighted would result in each police officer being paid £30 a year.

The Hackney PPC went on to say it would cost £80 million, which the LBC presenter said would result in each police officer earning £3,000 a year.

She then contradicted herself again, saying her party in government intends to employ 25,000 over a year by reversing Conservative cuts to Capital Gains Tax.

Despite this, it has not been a spectacular week for the Labour leader either.

Anti-establishment political blog Guido Fawkes revealed that he was caught on camera during a train journey chatting to his spin doctor, Seamus Milne, who helped Mr. Corbyn change his mind on his party's defence policy.

Regardless of the narrowing of opinion polls in recent weeks, canvass returns from the Conservatives have pointed to an unenthusiastic response to Labour on the whole throughout Britain's streets.