Former Tory knows more about defending poor people than ‘Labour’
Croydon’s Labour councillors will vote next Friday on whether to kick Cllr Andrew Pelling out of the council’s Labour group – for voting against cuts to council tax benefit, a support only available to the poorest residents.
Pelling posted the news on his Facebook feed:
Even more shameful is that Pelling is a former Tory – who apparently know more than his current ‘colleagues’ about standing up for the millions of poor and vulnerable people in this country.
Croydon is, of course, a stronghold of the Labour right and home to both Keir Starmer’s general secretary David Evans and MP Steve ‘Corbyn was soft on criminals’ bollocks Reed.
The news comes at the end of another scandalous week for the Labour party – and not just at the top – with Sefton MP Bill Esterson and the party’s South Yorkshire mayoral candidate both crossing a UCU picket line to attend a University management bash.
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