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Started by Gonfaloniere on Jan 10, 2022 1:32:22 PM
Will Jeremy Corbyn start a new party?

I hope so.

"The former Labour leader has been urged by many in his inner circle, including his wife Laura Alvarez, to upgrade his charity into a political party, and run under its banner at the next election."

The news comes as it was reported that Labour is planning to stand Mary Creagh, a former MP who blames Mr Corbyn for the loss of her seat in 2019, against him at the next election.

Sir Keith won't let him back in til he says sorry and Corbsy has refused to apologize.

How about "The Left Party" like in the have in Germany "Die Linke".

I'll vote for the new party - we need Corbsy's voice of sanity in a world gone mad!

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TheVoiceOfReason - 10 Jan 2022 13:36:52 (#1 of 387)

Is the Monster Raving Loony Party still going? He could take that over.

TheVoiceOfReason - 10 Jan 2022 13:37:33 (#2 of 387)

we need Corbsy's voice of sanity in a world gone mad

The first part of this sentence proves the second part

Gotout - 10 Jan 2022 13:44:39 (#3 of 387)

Maybe Corbyn could start the "Not Quite The Labour Party"?

Gonfaloniere - 10 Jan 2022 13:46:19 (#4 of 387)

Corbsy is crazy like a fox!

solomongursky - 10 Jan 2022 13:49:29 (#5 of 387)

The people of Islington north will speak for the nation.

browserbutton - 10 Jan 2022 13:53:18 (#6 of 387)

It's his brother who's making the news these days.

dottie30 - 10 Jan 2022 14:18:39 (#7 of 387)

It would certainly make things easier for Starmer if he just fucked off and did his own thing.

CaptainBlack - 10 Jan 2022 14:20:16 (#8 of 387)

Of course, the ruthless right know that if Corbyn were to contest that seat against a New New Labour candidate, he would automatically be out of the party. It's their usual spiteful and shitty tricks.

HorstVogel - 10 Jan 2022 14:24:10 (#9 of 387)

so Keith is going parachute someone in then rather than let the constituency party decide for themselves.

darkhorse - 10 Jan 2022 14:25:23 (#10 of 387)

It would certainly make things easier for Starmer if he just fucked off and did his own thing.



True, but what should Corbyn do, though?

JohnIlly - 10 Jan 2022 14:27:28 (#11 of 387)

Is the Monster Raving Loony Party still going? He could take that over.

They may be loony but they're not that daft.

CaptainBlack - 10 Jan 2022 14:48:01 (#12 of 387)

Mary Creagh, a former MP who blames Mr Corbyn for the loss of her seat in 2019

She was MP for Wakefield, which was two-thirds Brexitty. She remained quite remainery - refusing to vote for Article 50. That didn't go down well locally, leading to accusations that she wasn't representing the views of her constituency.

https://www.wakefieldexpress.co.uk/news/opinion/le
tters-special-wakefield-readers-have-their-say-mary-creaghs-brexit-vote-1154712


If she needs to blame anybody but herself, it should be the disastrous Starmer-promoted second referendum, which is what cost her the seat - along with 51 others.

Lawlsie - 10 Jan 2022 14:58:31 (#13 of 387)

Of course, the ruthless right know that if Corbyn were to contest that seat against a New New Labour candidate, he would automatically be out of the party. It's their usual spiteful and shitty tricks.

I don't understand this post. It's long been a rule in the Labour Party that if you run against an official Labour Party candidate it's automatic expulsion, usually for five years. Though the rule was waived in Ken Livingstone's case so he could run as a Labour candidate for London mayor in 2004 having won it as an independent, against an official Labour Party candidate, in 2000. The selection of the Labour Party's official candidate for London mayor was stitched up so Livingstone couldn't win; in letting him back in so he could be the Labour London mayor in 2004 this was a recognition of how crassly the party had handled it.

It's their usual spiteful and shitty tricks.

Who's usual spiteful and shitty tricks Captain? Corbyn knows if he runs against an official Labour Party candidate in Islington North he will be expelled from the party. That's the same rule for everyone. It's his choice whether he wants to run against a Labour Party candidate or not. No one is being spiteful or shitty. The rules are quite clear on this.

CaptainBlack - 10 Jan 2022 15:01:38 (#14 of 387)

Or , you know, let the Labour candidate who won it and has done since the 80s stand again? Nope, they're willing to lose the seat if it means getting rid of Corbyn.

tasselhoff - 10 Jan 2022 15:02:08 (#15 of 387)

in letting him back in so he could be the Labour London mayor in 2004 this was a recognition of how crassly the party had handled it

They don't learn, do they?

Lawlsie - 10 Jan 2022 15:05:22 (#16 of 387)

I'm not sure what you mean Tass they don't learn. Corbyn has lost the Labour whip so cannot stand as the official Labour Party candidate for Islington North again. This seems perfectly fair to me. If he's any sense he'll stand down at the next general election in order to help Labour win an overall majority and not be a distraction. That's what a decent person would do.

CaptainBlack - 10 Jan 2022 15:08:59 (#17 of 387)

This must be some form of 'perfectly fair' that ignores Labour party process and depends on Starmer's whims.

Lawlsie - 10 Jan 2022 15:10:16 (#18 of 387)

Starmer is the leader now Captain Black. Accept that and hope for, and maybe work for, a Labour victory in 2024 or go on whingeing and moaning like a seven-year-old it's sooooo unfair!

CaptainBlack - 10 Jan 2022 15:11:06 (#19 of 387)

I don't accept it. I no longer vote Labour. Who I do vote for, I haven't decided.

Lawlsie - 10 Jan 2022 15:12:04 (#20 of 387)

I guess you're cool with the Tories remaining in power then. Fine. That's your choice.

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