Labour Should Elect Their Local Government Leaders

Labour Should Elect Their Local Government Leaders

Every senior position in the party is elected – why not council leaders?

Every senior position in the Labour Party is elected. Except in local government. If Jeremy Corbyn becomes Prime Minister, he will first have been elected by hundreds of thousands of Labour and trade union members. Labour Mayors of Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, London, Salford, Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Lewisham, Doncaster, Leicester, Middlesbrough, North Tyneside, Newham and South Yorkshire were selected by the Labour movement before being elected to their posts by the public.

Read on… https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/labour-council-leaders_uk_5b3486bae4b0b745f17ad3ab?guccounter=1

1 thought on “Labour Should Elect Their Local Government Leaders

  1. Labour local government leaders are getting mightily upset about these proposals, thereby demonstrating how fundamentally undemocratic this bunch actually are, Steve Eling anyone?

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