Curry House Trots: McDonnell Event in Stella’s Seat Tonight

John McDonnell’s unhealthy interest in Walthamstow has stoked rumours that Stella Creasy is top of the list of targets for deselection. The Shadow Chancellor was due to attend a Momentum rally there in November, which was packed with the new CLP members who want rid of Stella. Tonight McDonnell is heading there again, this time for a curry at Zaiqa, a Pakistani restaurant on Hoe Street. Despite it being a Walthamstow Labour event, Creasy is not attending.

“The People’s Chancellor” will be speaking with Matt Wrack, the General Secretary of the Fire Brigade’s Union who has donated thousands to opponents of Labour at recent elections. There will also be some surprise guests: dozens of cheeky Tory activists have signed up to attend…

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