Last month, the SKWAWKBOX showed that Cumbrian MP John Woodcock was still using Labour livery on his constituency office when he made a reportedly-rare appearance, organising a short drop-in session during the town’s Dickensian festival last weekend.
Mr Woodcock has finally updated his office’s exterior signage and removed the Labour branding – after a fashion. Rather than replace the signs with new ones reflecting his status as an independent MP since he resigned from the party rather than face a disciplinary process, red tape has been used to roughly mask the Labour wording:
John Woodcock has previously indicated he does not wish to be contacted by the SKWAWKBOX.
Woodcock may still face issues with the Labour Party if the Labour red or its red/yellow combination have been registered to the party, but it seems that only the Labour rose has been so protected.
Still, it’s not the best look for an MP who reportedly hoped, when he resigned, that his departure would trigger a flood of fellow-centrists to join him.
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