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Labour debacle: Luftar Rahman dropped as candidate

Mr Rahman to challenge Labour HQ

OBV can exclusively reveal that the Labour NEC has today overturned the decision by the Tower Hamlets Labour Party to choose Luftar Rahman as their official candidate.

This is the fourth time that the wishes of local members have  been rejected by part HQ.

Only last week Mr Rahman launched his campaign with over 1000 people in attendance, and with endorsements from party figures including Ken Livingstone, Jim Fitzpatrick, Keith Vaz and Baroness Uddin.

More news to follow…

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2 Responses

  1. Good. Entryism by fundamentalists is a growing problem in local government, and the national parties need to make a stand.

  2. […] if credit is due elsewhere, but I think [UPDATED Weds, Sep 22]Operation Black Vote broke the story that Lutfur Rahman has been suspended as Labour’s candidate for the elected […]

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