Labour members have had enough of Starmlinism
Members of Sedgefield constituency Labour party (CLP) – the former constituency of Tony Blair – have ‘easily’ passed a vote of no confidence in the party’s general secretary David Evans.
The motion was tabled after four other motions were ruled out of order under Labour’s attack, led by Evans under Keir Starmer, on the free speech and democracy of members on the issue of former party leader Jeremy Corbyn and his suspension, followed by Starmer’s withdrawal of the party ‘whip’ when the suspension was lifted because the party’s lawyers said there were no grounds for it.
The CLP’s chair confirmed the vote on Twitter:
In spite of an increased number of motions being blocked by regional officials and intimidated CLP officials – and attempts at public intimidation by right-wing figures – motions against the party’s hierarchy and its conduct continue to snowball.
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