Labour Purge Begins: Danczuk Targeted in Lefty ‘Smear’ Plot

The Manchester Evening News is reporting that Simon Danczuk’s neighbouring CLP has made a “formal complaint about his conduct” to the Labour NEC, in what looks like the beginnings of the expected Corbynista purge. Left-wing Labour activists in Heywood and Middleton have passed a motion accusing Danczuk of “smearing” the former leader of Rochdale council, a hard-left firebrand called Colin Lambert. Ironic given some of the smears against Danczuk.

They have also started a petition calling for him to have the whip withdrawn – with thousands of Corbynistas signing within hours. Heywood and Middleton is a considerably more left-wing constituency than Danczuk’s Rochdale, its MP Liz McInnes is a career Unite official who has just joined Corbyn’s frontbench. Danczuk vehemently denies all the allegations. Who will be the next Corbyn critic to face an orchestrated left-wing plot to oust them?

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Councillor John Thomas, Keith Vaz’s Leicester East Constituency Labour Party Chairman says…

“This is great disappointment to me, realising that I have spent over 30 years of my life working for a party that I now know that I have nothing in common with. This is not the party I joined, the party for decent working people. I can no longer follow the clown that leads the Labour Party, he is heavily influenced by the Trotskyite Len McCluskey and is now as the Hoki Coki leader, in out, and shake it all about he has turned this great party into a laughing stock.”


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