The hubris of the Labour party’s General Secretary and of some parts of the NEC (National Executive Committee) is genuinely astonishing.
Wallasey CLP (Constituency Labour Party) was suspended before the Labour leadership election based on trumped-up and clearly nonsensical allegations of homophobia and at least one proven-false allegation, while the official NECDP (NEC Disputes Panel) report presented information in a misleading way and was a case-study in obfuscation. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn attempted to prevent the NEC’s approval of the ridiculous report – and Wallasey MP Angela Eagle publicly misrepresented his presence at the meeting as ‘support’.
Most recently, the NEC initiated disciplinary proceedings against Wallasey vice-Chair Paul Davies for helping to create a detailed document refuting the allegations and highlighting the report’s inconsistencies and false statements. Davies wrote to party General Secretary Iain McNicol and received a breathtakingly arrogant letter in reply, which the SKWAWKBOX published on Friday…
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