Labour NEC will ‘proscribe’ four groups next week – and Neil Coyle wants left-wing Jews out too
Labour’s National Executive Committee (NEC) intends to ‘proscribe’ four left-wing groups next week, making mere membership of them an automatic expulsion offence even though they do not breach Labour’s rule about standing candidates against the party.
Two have been named in the press, but the four groups are listed here:
- Socialist Appeal
- Labour in Exile Network
- Labour against the Witchhunt
While Labour suffers freefall in the polls and Keir Starmer’s toxicity accelerates that process, Starmer and his sidekick David Evans are consumed with consolidating the right’s hold on internal party power – so much for old right-wing accusations that Corbyn supporters weren’t interested in winning power (and of course it wasn’t Corbyn supporters that were sabotaging election efforts).
But for dire right-wing MP Neil Coyle – an MP so poor that even his own campaigners gave him a roasting – Starmer and Evans are not going far enough. He wants left-wing Jews outlawed and expelled too – and was not shy about saying so publicly this evening:
JVL, of course, is not a ‘communist’ group – just a group of Jewish Labour members who empathise and stand in solidarity with oppressed Palestinians.
But to call for the expulsion of the entire group simply for being Jewish and left-wing?
Skwawkbox has been told that members and others have made antisemitism complaints to the Labour party. He has been contacted for comment.
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