Marc Wadsworth, introducing the family of Stephen Lawrence to Nelson Mandela.

This is heartening.

Readers of This Site will be aware of the injustice done to anti-racism activist Marc Wadsworth by the Labour Party.

He was expelled for “bringing the party into disrepute” after an argument with Labour MP Ruth Smeeth over her apparent collusion with the right-wing, anti-Labour press in which she accused him of anti-Semitism, for no good reason at all.

It was a decision that flew in the face of the evidence and supported serious questions about the impartiality of Labour’s disputes process that have been raised over the past two years.

So I was glad to read the following, from Skwawkbox:

Wadsworth has been on tour around the country, speaking to supporters and raising funds for legal action.

So far, at least twenty-one CLPs (constituency Labour parties) have passed motions supporting his reinstatement, including several not considered predominantly left-wing

A large number of other CLPs are believed to have motions planned after CLPD (Campaign for Labour Democracy), which came out against Wadsworth’s expulsion, sent out emails with a model motion.

This Writer’s own case seems to have been buried by Labour – although, with the party’s new general secretary apparently keen to strip defendants facing trumped-up anti-Semitism accusations of their legal representation while the party itself lawyers-up, I’m in no hurry.

But Mr Wadsworth’s case is giving hope to all of us in a similar situation.

Source: 21 CLPs so far move in support of Wadsworth | The SKWAWKBOX


Vox Political needs your help!
If you want to support this site
(
but don’t want to give your money to advertisers)
you can make a one-off donation here:

Donate Button with Credit Cards

Here are four ways to be sure you’re among the first to know what’s going on.

1) Register with us by clicking on ‘Subscribe’ (in the left margin). You can then receive notifications of every new article that is posted here.

2) Follow VP on Twitter @VoxPolitical

3) Like the Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/VoxPolitical/

Join the Vox Political Facebook page.

4) You could even make Vox Political your homepage at http://voxpoliticalonline.com

And do share with your family and friends – so they don’t miss out!

If you have appreciated this article, don’t forget to share it using the buttons at the bottom of this page. Politics is about everybody – so let’s try to get everybody involved!

Buy Vox Political books so we can continue
fighting for the facts.


The Livingstone Presumption is now available
in either print or eBook format here:

HWG PrintHWG eBook

Health Warning: Government! is now available
in either print or eBook format here:

HWG PrintHWG eBook

The first collection, Strong Words and Hard Times,
is still available in either print or eBook format here:

SWAHTprint SWAHTeBook