Lambeth councillor’s selection statement contrasts with earlier position
Labour members in Streatham have complained to the SKWAWKBOX about an ‘opportunist u-turn’ in her selection statement in the contest to replace defector Chuka Umunna as Labour’s candidate in the coming general election.
Jennifer Brathwaite, deputy leader of the ‘Blairite-dominated‘ Lambeth Council, has stated that:
However, in 2017 she expressed a very different position:
One Streatham member told the SKWAWKBOX:
Chuka Umunna was widely derided for his own opportunist u-turn on the position Jennifer Brathwaite was applauding – and now she’s done the same. We don’t need another Chuka and this can only be damaging for our general election effort.
Cllr Brathwaite was contacted for comment. The selection vote takes place tomorrow.
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