Wakefield Labour executive resigns accusing Starmer of byelection stitch-up

Members quit en masse over ‘arrogant’ handling of candidate selection process

The 16-strong executive of Wakefield constituency Labour party (CLP) has resigned en masse, accusing Keir Starmer of stitching up the selection of a candidate for the forthcoming byelection.

Party members in Wakefield claim the leader’s office has failed to abide by Labour rules, by allowing the local party only one seat of five on the panels for longlisting and then shortlisting candidates.

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Labour, Byelections, Politics, North of England, Keir Starmer, UK news, Local politics UK news | The Guardian

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