• Thursday, December 01, 2022


Labour leader, seeking party control, sacks dissenters

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn

By: Eastern Eye Staff

LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn has sacked his EU policy chief for disloyalty and moved his pro-nuclear defence spokeswoman to another job in an attempt to tighten control over his rebellious parliamentary party. Corbyn, a veteran left-wing activist, was overwhelmingly elected party leader last year after tapping into a desire for change among grass-roots party members, including many new, younger recruits. But his four-month tenure has deepened divisions between him and several of Labour’s leading lawmakers. Members of his “shadow cabinet”, who hold portfolios mirroring those in government, had openly disagreed with him over foreign and defence policy – something that…

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