Powell condemns ‘deeply unhelpful and divisive’ peers, calls for focus on defeating Tories
Manchester Labour MP Lucy Powell is what the Labour right would call a ‘mainstream’ MP – yet she has stood out against the latest centrist manoeuvres against party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Ms Powell took to Twitter to condemn a proposed no-confidence vote attempt by Blairite peers as ‘a deeply unhelpful and divisive move’ – and called for all Labour representatives to focus their attention on defeating whichever of Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt is voted in next week by a relative handful of Tory members:
Lucy Powell’s message to divisive MPs is spot on. She should be commended for it – it takes considerable courage to go against the flow and stand against the mob.
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