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Labour in limbo

Infighting has erupted yet again—and both sides will fight to cling on

By Jake Watts  

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Read more: Labour in crisis—the red sag

Everybody knows that the Labour Party is in a dire position—it’s catastrophic polling serves as proof. But just as you thought Labour’s tumult had hit its peak, there has been yet another round of infighting.

Over recent weeks, Tom Watson and Jon Lansman have found themselves at loggerheads over the legitimacy of the grassroots Corbyn-supporting organisation Momentum. Lansman, who founded the group, advocated its members getting more involved in the party and taking over key positions within Labour’s structures. Watson…

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