‘Vote Labour for a clampdown on “aggressive begging”, absolutely grim stuff’ says critic
The right-dominated Labour group in the London borough of Barnet are now attacking beggars in their desperation to appeal to Tory voters, as Keir Starmer’s lack of political substance and vision bites deeper.
In a leaflet distributed to voters in the borough, Labour boasts of ‘reporting aggressive begging by the Co-op and Tescos in Friern Barnet’:
New Socialist editor Tom Gann, no particular friend of the grassroots left despite his job title, having dismissed much of it as ‘crank Corbynism, got it right for once when he observed:
Labour leaflets in Warrington last year attacked Gypsy Roma Traveller communities and were rightly condemned by outraged anti-racists. Now the Labour right is targeting beggars.
All Labour leaflets have to be approved by the central party.
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