‘Dodgy Hodge’ Avoids Deselection

‘Hypocrite’ MP That Benefited From Tax Avoidance Is Reselected As PLP Candidate

Barking MP Margaret Hodge has been reselected as the constituency party’s candidate after a bizarre meeting in which the right-wing candidates all (bar Hodge) spoke in favour of Jeremy Corbyn and Hodge talked of her support for Palestine.

Hodge enjoyed an enormous incumbency advantage, having a lengthy period to canvas for and collect postal votes, while challengers only knew they were on the shortlist three hours before the deadline for casting postal votes. There were also complaints that the postal ballots were being collated by a Hodge ally.

Full Story: https://skwawkbox.org/2019/10/28/hodge-reselected-after-farcical-hustings-and-vote/y