The Establishment – and possibly jealous – media and supporters of the Labour right are in histrionics at the fact that ‘Iranian BBC’ Press TV was able to film some of the proceedings at Thursday night’s meeting of Enfield North CLP (constituency Labour party).
The meeting dramatically carried a motion of no confidence in the constituency’s MP, Joan Ryan and her supporters have seized on the footage published by Press TV as an opportunity to cry ‘foul’ – with the Telegraph tonight even carrying a headline alleging ‘infiltration’ by the ‘Iranian regime’.
But if the journalist, Roshan Salih, was not entitled to be in the meeting – which has not yet been established – the people who allowed him into the meeting were not Ms Ryan’s opponents.
Witnesses at the event have told the SKWAWKBOX:
The people on the door were right-wing members, one has claimed that there was cheating involved and is a councillor.
Last night’s meeting was a members-only event – and members were required to bring not only proof of members, but also identification to prove their eligibility to be present and to vote:
ID and proof of membership were required and right-wing members were on the door, then whose responsibility were any successful ‘infiltrators’?
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