Campaigners pour scorn on People's Vote claim it isn't hostile to Corbyn
Ben Chacko - 27 August 2018
A LEAKED memo from the People’s Vote organisation shows it is hoping to arrange a vote at the Labour Party conference next month to commit the opposition to a second referendum.
The memo, drafted by director of communications Tom Baldwin, claims the campaign is not seeking to undermine Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, despite the records of many of its most prominent supporters.
People’s Vote advocate Chuka Umunna has repeatedly attacked the Labour leader, including by claiming that the party appears “institutionally racist” and echoing smears that the leader has tolerated a rise in anti-semitism, while fellow campaigner Lord Adonis has claimed Mr Corbyn’s failure to win last year’s election, in which Labour saw its biggest increase in vote share since 1945, meant he should “go asap.”... See more
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