Tony Benn, Jeremy Corbyn and Deselection

A subreddit dedicated to news and discussion of the UK Labour Party and the wider labour movement.Leader before election. jeremy corbyn. elected Leader. Jeremy Corbyn. After a period of tension over Corbyn’s leadership, the immediate trigger to events was the Leave result of the referendum. Hilary Benn, the Shadow Foreign Secretary, was sacked by Corbyn on 25 June after Benn expressed no confidence in him.As Jeremy Corbyn's grip over the Labour party tightens, the threat of deselection for more moderate Labour MPs who do not toe the party line is increasing.. Tony Benn speaking at a rally in 1981 (Photo: Getty). Ann Carlton.Britain’s Labour party lost support among Jewish voters before Jeremy Corbyn became its leader. (ben cawthra/sipa usa/newscom.jeremy Corbyn Must defend chris williamson Instead of Appeasing Tom Watson. as a target list for deselection.. Can you imagine Tony Benn having remained silent whilst this witchhunt was going on or Eric Heffer?

This video,, can also be seen at, who was Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign manager in Scotland. In his reply to Findlay’s resignation letter, Leonard said: “tony benn famously left the House of Commons to spend more time on.Supporters of Jeremy Corbyn have taken control of the Leeds Central constituency Labour party and are preparing to deselect MP Hilary Benn, according to the Yorkshire Post. Leftists in Leeds were angered by Benn’s support for military action against Islamic State/ISIS in Syria: In the House of CommonsA former chief whip has entered the debate over de-selections by revealing that Tony Blair stepped in to prevent Jeremy Corbyn being removed because the then prime minister believed the party is a "broad church". Hilary Armstrong, who was the government’s Commons enforcer between 2001 and 2006.Jeremy Bernard Corbyn PC (/ k r b n /; born 26 May 1949) is a British politician serving as Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition since 2015. Corbyn was first elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Islington North in 1983. Ideologically, he identifies himself as a democratic socialist.The row revolves around a tweet published by Leave.EU in October last year which portrays Hungarian-born billionaire investor.