Militant loon Derek Hatton is trying to rejoin the Labour Party after being expelled in 1986, And he’s already throwing his weight around:
“I’m not getting into who should or shouldn’t be the next leader of the Labour Party. It’s early days and I’m not getting into that. But regarding the deputy leadership, I have been very impressed with Tom Watson – he’s a real fighter. One of the things I can say is I think it would be a disaster if someone like Liz Kendall became leader. That would spell the end of the Labour Party.”
The 67 year old is so impressed by Watson, that he appears to be financially backing his campaign for deputy leader:
Not that he’s “getting into that”.