Thursday’s Lewisham Deptford AGM set to be a scandal

SKWAWKBOX

ldlpThe SKWAWKBOX has reported on many abuses of democracy by the right of the Labour Party – and has heard of many more than have been reported. Few have matched the sheer scale of the apparent attempts to gerrymander the results of tomorrow’s AGM (annual general meeting) of Lewisham Deptford CLP (constituency Labour party).

The CLP is organised on a branch/delegate basis – ward-based units meet as branches and select delegates to be sent to the ‘GC’, the general committee meeting, where decisions affecting the whole CLP are made.

Branch/delegate structures are common within the Labour Party, but are notoriously easier for a minority right to rig – and local members have grave concerns that this is exactly what’s happening in Lewisham Deptford.

The branch ruses

The left in Lewisham Deptford has organised well last year and 2017 branch AGM results have tended to reflect the left majority in the…

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