No reasons given in generic suspension letter
Alan Gibbons, the secretary of Liverpool Walton Labour party (CLP) and elected member of Momentum’s National Coordinating Group (NCG) has been suspended by the Labour party today – and the party did not even deign to provide reasons.
Gibbons, also a well-known anti-racism and anti-fascist campaigner, received an emailed letter from Labour’s HQ informing him of the suspension. However, it provided no details of the supposed grounds.
Walton CLP recently voted in support of Jeremy Corbyn, one of hundreds of CLPs to do so. Officers of other CLPs have been suspended for respecting the democracy and free speech of their members, but if this is the reason for Gibbons’s suspension it seems the party isn’t even bothering to say so.
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