Labour: The party must be better-off without these people. Right?

The Tories were crowing, earlier this week, when two Labour councillors defected to their party.

Chris Baron and Lee Anderson quit after Jennie Formby took over as the party’s general secretary, on the grounds that Labour was being taken over by the hard Left.

Evidence has since been revealed that one councillor’s Labour membership had been suspended and the other was in danger of suspension – Mr Baron for failing to turn up to council meetings, and Mr Anderson over allegations of racism, it seems. He had previously had a suspension for hiring a digger and placing concrete blocks to stop travellers illegally camping in a car park.

Mr Anderson had been Shadow Justice Minister Gloria de Piero’s office manager and – amazingly – it seems she is continuing to employ him. Isn’t that a danger to party security?

Of course, the situation was ripe for satire:

This Writer can only agree with the sentiments expressed above: The Conservative Party is welcome to them!


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