Breaking: Enfield council Labour group dramatically banned from meeting by NEC

Labour group councillors in London borough of Enfield have been barred from meeting as investigation into serious allegations continues

The SKWAWKBOX has carried a series of exclusives on the Enfield council selections scandal, where Council leader Nesil Caliskan has been at the centre of an investigation by the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) into the ‘irregularities’ that occurred during the selection process to elect Labour candidates, including the deselection of all black candidates.

The beneficiaries of these and other ‘irregularities’ in a process overseen by Ms Caliskan then promptly elected her as the new council leader, ousting an incumbent popular across the local party. Ms Caliskan and her family are on the right of the party, close to now ex-Labour Enfield North MP Joan Ryan who last year lost a vote of no confidence after a membership rebellion. Caliskan’s sister, Eda Cazimoglu, was an unsuccessful candidate on the Labour First/Progress ‘slate’ in the recent NEC elections.

The complaints and and calls for an investigation into the numerous issues issues and Ms Caliskan’s role in them have come from a broad coalition of all wings of the party – including half of the Enfield Council cabinet and an array of other councillors. This is not a ‘left v right’ issue.

Those calls were heeded – and as the NEC’s investigation continues the Labour Party has taken the extraordinary step of suspending Enfield Council Labour group meetings, banning the group from holding any kind of meeting without the ‘express permission’ of the party’s Legal and Governance team.

The council leader initially attempted to deny the suspension, but it has been confirmed and will last until at least April.

The results of the NEC’s investigation into events at the council are expected at any moment.

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4 responses to “Breaking: Enfield council Labour group dramatically banned from meeting by NEC

  1. There is a lot going on within the Labour Party at the moment and it is all to do with the slow motion coup which is taking place against Jeremy Corbyn.

    Tomorrow night Sat 9th there is an event taking place at the Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool, 5.30pm where Jackie Walker will relate how she was suspended from the Party. She will also comment on the current spate of engineered allegations of anti-Semitism.

    Jackie is supporting Sundus Azza, who will also be speaking. She is a young Palestinian Woman from Hebron whos brother was jailed by the Israelis for carrying a knife. It was later proven that the knife was planted by an Israeli Soldier. Sundus will describe the attrocious conditions she and her family are living in at the hands of the illegal Israeli settlers.

    • Love to go but the Quaker Meeting House conference room only holds about 120-odd people I think… betting it’ll be full as soon as the doors open.

  2. Glasnost & Perestroika, transparency & openness @ the top of the Labour Party is the last thing on the Party Agenda. More secret societies & interest groups in ‘The Lobby’. Constant appeasement is reaping its own rewards as MSM determine Labour Policy on Palestine. You will not be allowed a voice; you will not be allowed to question; you will not be kept informed & your Constituency will not be allowed to ask questions about Anti-Semitism. Button mushrooms & if you dare get up & stand up for basic human rights for Palestinians, you will be accused & labelled Anti-Semite & expelled. Just close your eyes & say a few prayers!

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