Labour Party members in Sefton are being urged to not panic in the face of Jeremy Corbyn’s victory in the Labour Leadership election over the more moderate local favourite.
The media have already descended in force on Mr Corbyn, on his inability to sing the national anthem at a veterans rally and his past hob-nobbing with IRA leaders Martin McGuiness and Gerry Adams. Now Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson has issued a call for unity in the face of a Tory onslaught on Corbyn.
Mr Esterson said: “Jeremy has a popular mandate and we should respect that. He has the backing of the members and he has my backing as leader of my party. ”
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