Former Tory MP who joined Labour to support Starmer loses Commons pass after being found guilty of bullying – but finds time to ‘play key role’ in helping right remove left chair elected by members
Former Commons speaker and ex-Tory MP John Bercow has said he has been banned from holding a Commons pass after being found guilty of bullying, the Press Association has announced this morning.
But last night he reportedly found time to ‘play a key role’ in helping the Labour right oust the ‘Momentum-supporting’ chair of Battersea constituency Labour party, according to Starmer-friendly journalists.
The Battersea move is just the latest in the right’s relentless focus on party control while Keir Starmer continues to prop up Boris Johnson. Labour-right group Labour First boasted this week about its ‘enforcers’ helping Keir Starmer take an iron grip on party processes.
Update: Bercow has now been administratively suspended from the Labour party because of the bullying finding, despite helping Starmer oust a left-winger. As Stalin put it – on whom Starmer and Evans appear to base their ‘leadership’ approach – it seems ‘gratitude is a disease of dogs’ in the eyes of the Labour right.
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