The left wing news outlet Skwawkbox is reporting that seven more front bench Labour MPs have resigned their posts today (Friday) and joined the Jeremy Corbyn led rebellion over Keir Starmer’s instruction to abstain – yet again – in a Commons’ vote on a bill that will legalise criminal acts by ‘intelligence sources’.
Dan Carden’s resignation from the Shadow Treasury team on Friday morning, has been joined by Nav Mishra, Kim Hopkins, Margaret Greenwood, Rachel Hopkins, Sarah Owen, Mary Foy and Kim Johnson have all stepped down from the front bench in protest at Starmer’s determination not to oppose.
His weak stance is the latest in a string of cooperations and abstentions enabling Boris Johnson’s excuse for government.
Conor McGinn, the Irish Catholic MP for St Helens North, obeyed Starmer’s whip in spite of widespread outrage among many Irish people at the abuses they fear the bill will enable against republicans, unions and protest groups.
Starmer, was also forced to drop plans to appoint former Blair adviser Nita Clarke to sort out the ‘culture of the party’ – the witch-hunt of the left.
In her time Clarke attacked Jeremy Corbyn, supported the rival ‘Cringe’ party and blamed Palestinians for being murdered by Israeli snipers
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