Human right to freedom of speech well and truly trashed by Labour
At least six more constituency Labour parties (CLPs) have seen their elected officers suspended for respecting members’ right to freedom of speech as Keir Starmer’s assault on party democracy intensifies.
The chair and secretary (along with other officers in some cases) of each of the CLPs have been suspended in the last couple of days, after members voted either for the Labour whip to be restored to former leader Jeremy Corbyn or for a motion of no confidence in Starmer or his sidekick David Evans. The CLPs will not be named, to protect the abused individuals, but the regions in question are:
- West Yorkhire x2
- East Midlands
The suspensions come in spite of Starmer’s promise to enact the full EHRC report, even though that report explicitly refers to the legally-protected right to comment on the issues. The chair of South Thanet CLP was also suspended this week for allowing a vote on a motion proposed, seconded and supported by Jewish members and has gone public with his situation.
Stalinism – or Starmlinism, charcterised by its weakness, pettiness and cowardice – continues rampant in the Labour machine. The IainDuncanSmiths captured it perfectly (language warning!):
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