Labour conference: as party leaders fight to destroy democracy, isn’t it time for a ‘no confidence’ vote?

Fraud: Keir Starmer pretended he would be a decent Labour leader but all he has done is destroy the party from within. For the good of UK politics, he must be removed. Who will have the courage to demand it?

Labour party MPs and members: which of you will be brave enough to demand a vote of ‘no confidence’ in the leadership of Keir Starmer?

The Labour leader – who got himself elected under false pretences and ditched all his election pledges after his win – is working hard to undermine democracy in his own party: he’s having delegates to the conference suspended en masse to prevent them voting to remove his unelected right-wing general secretary, David Evans.

Left-wing NEC member Mish Rahman has raised the issue on Twitter:

This is transparent, surely? Starmer is having delegates suspended purely so they won’t be able to vote to have Evans removed. They aren’t being given reasons for the suspension – and isn’t that itself a breach of party rules? – because there are no reasons.

That is not the act of the leader of a democratic socialist party. It is the blind savagery of a dictator.

The revelation follows the announcement that Starmer wants to roll back democracy in party leadership elections in order to save his own scrawny neck from legitimate challenges.

And we also heard recently that Starmer undermined Labour’s position on Brexit in order to engineer the 2019 election defeat that led to his election as leader in the first place.

Since then he has failed to oppose Boris Johnson’s incompetent Conservative government in any meaningful way, and seems more keen to support the Tory attacks on working and poor people, rather than do his job and defend them.

This is the background to the 2021 Labour conference, which starts on Saturday.

It is clear that Starmer’s behaviour is unacceptable on any level at all. He has disgraced the Labour Party and has brought its leadership into the worst kind of disrepute; he attacks his own party rather than the Tories.

Is there anybody within the Labour movement – who has not yet been expelled from the Labour Party itself – with the courage to stand up and demand his removal?


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4 thoughts on “Labour conference: as party leaders fight to destroy democracy, isn’t it time for a ‘no confidence’ vote?

  1. mohandeer

    It will take a lot more than courage from those who would get rid of them(as you pointed out, he has rid himself of as many opposition voices as he can), it is political suicide. Anyone who disagrees with Starmer, as with all autocrats and despots, will face eviction from the party. The brave souls who might have been willing to do what you ask, are too few now to make it happen and the membership has no say any more.
    I’ve withdrawn financial support for Labour and so have quite a few more. Has anyone admitted just how many people have left the Labour Party since Starmer stole the leadership?

    1. Mike Sivier Post author

      It isn’t political suicide. Think how many people are outside the party now – like myself – and yet are still active and influential in the political sphere.

      From what I’m seeing tonight it seems that, if Starmer persists in his attack on democracy in leadership elections, he may face a challenge this weekend.

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