Corbyn aide Andrew Fisher suspended by Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn has said he has “full confidence” in Mr Fisher.

Mr Fisher’s appointment is one of a number to Mr Corbyn’s close circle that have proved controversial among Labour MPs.

The economist and former trade union official posted a tweet in August 2014, which has since been deleted, saying “if you live in Croydon South, vote with dignity, vote @campaignbeard” – the Twitter name of the Class War party candidate.

Class War, an anarchist group, has suggested that there is “no difference” between any of the Westminster parties.

Labour’s official candidate in Croydon South, Emily Benn, granddaughter of Mr Corbyn’s political mentor Tony Benn, lodged a formal complaint about the tweet.

Mr Fisher, who has deleted his Twitter account, also reportedly posted messages attacking former leader Ed Miliband’s front bench and celebrating ex-shadow chancellor Ed Balls losing his seat at the general election.

Source: Corbyn aide Andrew Fisher suspended by Labour Party – BBC News

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6 thoughts on “Corbyn aide Andrew Fisher suspended by Labour Party

  1. farmersboy

    I’m from Croydon, Andrew Fisher is labour to the bone even when he disagreed with the party. Emily Benn should think long and hard about her grandfather’s memory

  2. digger

    Andrew Fisher is an honest man so the bliarites wiil be gunning for him these infilTRAITORS wont stop until they hound corbyn out and get new labour/tory light back at the helm,the party should expel them now before its to late

    1. Michael Broadhurst

      yes ,digger the Tory lites should not be allowed to grab the leadership with policies
      that lost us the last two general elections.
      what is matter with these people,cant they see that.

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