Some of the Labour Right claim the PLP has a 9.3m vote mandate based on the 2015 manifesto and results. The 9.3m voted for Labour, the mandate is shared! Also many of that 9.3m voted for losing candidates; don’t think that the PLP can claim them as part of their mandate if they choose to oppose the Party.


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  1. […] Another article in the papers, and on Facebook, suggesting the Labour MPs have a mandate from 9½ million voters. But it’s only because they’re Labour candidates, the mandate is shared between them and the Party. (I’ve been here before). […]

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