Party supposed to be ‘a shining beacon and a message of hope’ is instead ‘boiling’ with toxicity, says ex-MP – and Starmer’s behaviour toward left makes unity impossible
Former Kensington Labour MP Emma Dent Coad spoke frankly to Newsnight last night and told viewers that she has no idea what the party now stands for under Keir Starmer – and that she thinks the toxicity of the party under his leadership makes unity impossible:
She also pointed out that, with the possibility of a snap election any time, the right’s excuse for its lack of – well, anything beyond toxicity and consolidating its power within the party – that an election is too far off to stand for anything is nonsense.
Starmer, of course, appears to have no interest in actual unity beyond the word itself as a cover for his war on the party’s members, but Emma Dent Coad deserves applause for calling it out.
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