Wallasey Labour Party group suspended over bullying complaints

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The Wallasey Constituency Labour Party group (CLP) has been suspended following complaints of bullying and intimidation. The Labour Party has launched an investigation into the allegations in former Labour leadership contender Angela Eagle’s constituency. The Wallasey MP said “bullying, intimidation, … Continue reading

Angela Eagle drops out of Labour leader race

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Angela Eagle drops out of Labour leadership contest leaving Owen Smith as ‘unity candidate’ Angela Eagle has withdrawn from the Labour leadership contest in a dramatic move that clears the way for Owen Smith to take on Jeremy Corbyn as … Continue reading

Labour leadership: Corbyn, Eagle and Smith take part in hustings

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and his two challengers, Angela Eagle and Owen Smith, have taken part in a hustings in front of Labour MPs. Mr Smith and Ms Eagle have both launched leadership bids but Mr Smith has said only … Continue reading

Labour ‘cannot become the new nasty party’, Angela Eagle warns

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Labour risks becoming the “new nasty party”, leadership candidate Angela Eagle has warned. Ms Eagle borrowed Theresa May’s famous 2002 description of the Conservatives as she called for action from the Labour leadership on “abuse, misogyny, homophobia (and) anti-Semitism” affecting … Continue reading

Death threats and abuse have MPs living in fear

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Arrest over Angela Eagle death threats A man has been arrested on suspicion of making death threats to Labour Party leadership contender Angela Eagle. The 44-year-old was arrested in Paisley, Renfrewshire after allegedly making threats to kill the Wallasey MP … Continue reading

Labour leadership: Donor to challenge Corbyn ballot ruling

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Labour leadership: Donor to challenge Corbyn ballot ruling A Labour donor is launching a legal challenge to the party’s ruling that Jeremy Corbyn can be automatically included in the leadership ballot. Michael Foster, who donated £400,000, said he was worried … Continue reading

Labour leadership: Owen Smith to enter contest

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Labour leadership: Owen Smith to enter contest Ex-shadow cabinet minister Owen Smith has said he will stand against Jeremy Corbyn, saying Labour needs both a “radical and credible” leader. The Pontypridd MP, who quit as shadow work and pensions secretary … Continue reading

Jeremy Corbyn appeals for Labour ‘calm’ after death threats

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Jeremy Corbyn appeals for Labour ‘calm’ after death threats Jeremy Corbyn has called for “calm” and “dignity” from Labour members after leadership challenger Angela Eagle’s constituency office was vandalised. A brick was thrown through the window of the constituency office … Continue reading