By Daniel Margrain
Having mounted consistent and sustained attacks on Jeremy Corbyn for the ‘left’ direction he is taking the party he was elected to lead as a result of the biggest majority in Labour’s history, the Blairite factions aim of undermining him further were offset in the wake of the much anticipated release of the Chilcot report. With grass-roots membership of the party set to increase to an estimated 600,000, Corbyn currently heads the biggest movement of the left in Europe.
In what the right within the PLP hoped would be one last concerted push to depose Corbyn in the run-up to the release of the Chilcot report, is a strategy that has, in reality, failed. As it turned out, Chilcot’s conclusions have resulted in the isolation of the Blairite plotters. Almost without exception, each of these Blairites had either abstained or voted in favour of war which, as…
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