Labour sources have told the SKWAWKBOX that the party plans to follow its shameful and widely-condemned exclusion of three local women, including hugely popular Councillor Anna Rothery, from the contest to become its mayoral candidate, with a manoeuvre no less brazen and anti-democratic.
The party aims to parachute in former MEP Theresa Griffin and wants to make her the only candidate in the re-opened selection – effectively imposing her on Liverpool members.
Griffin has previously been backed by ‘Labour to Win’, the right-wing umbrella group run by Labour First. Such links would make her an unpalatable choice to many members.
The hierarchy’s war on the membership and the city continues.
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