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Rayner backs Abbott staying on as Labour MP

31 May 2024

1:18 AM

31 May 2024

1:18 AM

Another day, another confusing twist in Labour’s stance on Diane Abbott. The ongoing saga has created significant disquiet over the last 48 hours, with Labour’s confusing messaging on the whole thing proving a rather effective distraction from Sir Keir Starmer’s party policies. It’s hardly the best way to kick off your election campaign…

First we heard that Labour would bar the long-standing MP from representing the party at the next election.

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