Assault on democracy is ceaseless under Starmer regime
Keir Starmer’s anti-democratic regime has made a mockery of his leadership campaign promise to empower members and increase democracy ever since he conned his way into the party’s top job. Stitch-ups have become the norm, with no tactic out of bounds as constituency after constituency has seen local favourites excluded and outside drones parachuted in.
And so in Bolton West, where Skwawkbox understands that two left-leaning locals have been excluded from the long-list – and then, for good measure, the party skipped the long-list entirely and imposed a shortlist of three councillors from outside the borough.
Ryan Quick, one of the excluded candidates, has posted his reaction to Facebook:
Local members are said to be set to resign in outrage at the abuse of their democratic rights.
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