Jeremy Corbyn Supporters Enjoy Clean Sweep In Election To Labour’s Ruling Body

The 33-strong NEC includes the Labour leader, deputy leader, frontbenchers, trade union representatives, constituency party representatives, councillors and members of the Parliamentary Labour Party.

It decided whether Corbyn would automatically be on the Labour leadership election – he was, but it was controversial.

Today, the NEC decided to appeal a High Court decision ruling that 130,000 people who recently paid 25 pounds to join the Labour party could be allowed to cast a vote in the upcoming leadership election. Sources suggest around 60% are Corbyn supporters.

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