During the recent election campaign for three additional places on Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC), the main battle was between the ultimately-successful ‘left slate’ of Rachael Garnham, Yasmine Dar and Jon Lansman and the ‘independent’ candidates backed by right-wing organisations Labour First and Progress.
In spite of that backing, the candidates – and the right-wing factions – insisted that the candidates were independent.
However, a tweet today by a Labour First member sheds a different light on the matter:
It’s possible, of course, that Mr Singh Josan is simply at the Labour First annual ‘conference’ as an invitee, but his presence as the closing, presumably keynote speaker, suggests closer ties than was admitted during the election campaign.
Remember for next time – new elections are scheduled for later this year.
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