Angela Rayner’s MP boyfriend has said that ‘dozens and dozens’ of Labor MPs want to follow his lead and join the electorate to show their support for the attackers.
In Keir Starmer’s new inquiry, Sam Tarry said the apparent rift in Labor was about ‘being clear about what Labor stands for’ and said other Labor MPs wanted to join him.
In an anonymous clip shared on his social media yesterday, when asked about the rocker, Mr Tarry said: ‘It’s definitely not what I wanted to do, isn’t it.
‘I don’t see this as a war. I think it’s about being clear about what the Labor Party stands for.
“There are MPs in the Labor Party, not just me but dozens and dozens, more than you can describe as left MPs, who are very angry.”
Mr Tarry, an ally of Labor deputy leader Angela Rayner, was sacked as shadow transport minister on Wednesday after joining striking RMT rail workers that have paralyzed Britain.
Sam Tarry, deputy leader Angela Rayner’s partner, was sacked as shadow transport minister last night for ‘breach of shared responsibility’ after joining staff in London.
It has created a fierce conflict between the trade unions and the leadership of the party. Militant bosses have threatened to pull their funding and use their weight to change party rules to force Labor to embrace workers who are planning a season of discontent.
Since then, he has repeatedly pushed the Labor leader by joining many of the capital’s voting ranks.
On Friday, the Ilford South MP told striking BT workers it was ‘good to be back’ as he joined members of the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) and Starmer’s predecessor Jeremy Corbyn in central London.
CWU general secretary Dave Ward said the action taken by the Labor leadership was ‘disgraceful’.
But Sir Keir has said that he should be a government in which the opposition should stay away from strikes.
Aslef members have stood on a picket line outside Paddington railway station joined by Chief Secretary Mick Whelan and Sam Tarry MP for Ilford South and former shadow Labor minister.
Joining another queue at Paddington station in London on Saturday, the former shadow transport minister said it was ‘very important’ for Labor MPs to show their solidarity with striking workers.
It came as Aslef members in seven train companies walked out for 24 hours, disrupting services in many parts of the country.
Mr Tarry said: ‘I believe Keir Starmer is still the best person to be prime minister and I will be campaigning every day for a Labor government.’
He added that Labor needed a ‘fundamental overhaul’ of its relationship with the trade union movement and needed to show it was on their side.
Sir Keir, who has previously banned front-line managers from joining the ranks of looters, said Mr Tarry was sacked for booking media programs without permission and creating policies ‘on the hoof’.
Mr Tarry also appeared alongside former party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a meeting of striking BT workers on Friday.
Pictured: Former shadow chancellor John McDonnell (left) and Jeremy Corbyn (right), joined members of the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) in the voting queue at BT Tower on Friday.
The Labor MP for Ilford South said: ‘We should never have been in a situation where we had orders that you couldn’t join the polling line.
‘This is the Labor party, the clue is in the name.
‘We are a party founded by trade unions.’
He said the relationship between the union movement and the Labor Party was ‘indivisible’ and ‘part of the same fabric’.
Mr Tarry added: ‘For me being here is about showing that the Labor Party and the majority of Labor Party members and MPs support striking workers.’
He said he has spoken to several members of parliament across the country who support the workers.
The Ilford South MP told BT workers it was ‘good to be back’ as he joined members of the Communications Workers’ Union (CWU) and the former union leader in central London on Friday.
In the latest outbreak of industrial unrest in the industry, members of the drivers union Aslef have walked out for 24 hours over pay today.
But the UK government says the average Aslef member earns around £60,000 – twice as much as most NHS nurses and care workers.
Hitachi railway workers responsible for the maintenance and repair of train companies and the railway network announced today that they will strike for three days starting Sunday in a row due to pay and conditions.
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union, whose jobs include maintenance, are in dispute over pay and issues including breaks, holiday entitlements and shift lengths.
RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch said: ‘Our members know the value of their work and will not be shortchanged by Hitachi Rail.
“I commend our members for this strong industrial response and the RMT will support further suspensions until they get a fair solution.”
Waterloo station in London was almost empty in London this morning as many passengers have chosen not to travel by rail at all.
13 trains are grounded near Ely in Cambridgeshire as rail services are suspended for services including those operated by East Anglia.
Empty railway stations and dozens of stationary trains have been photographed across Britain on Saturday, with commuters expected to take to the streets instead.
The Rail Transport Group, which was set up in 2011 to bring together the leadership of passenger, freight and high-speed rail operators, said the industrial action had been timed to coincide with the Birmingham Games and the start of the new English football season. . league clubs.
With delays expected tomorrow morning, the strike could also affect passengers heading to the women’s Euro final.
There will be disruption to parts of the rail network on Saturday and Sunday morning.
The strike mainly affects English routes and impact trains operated by Arriva Rail London, Greater Anglia, Great Western, Hull Trains, LNER, Southeastern and West Midlands Trains.
Picket lines were set up outside railway stations on Saturday, with Aslef saying they were receiving strong public support despite the disruption caused by the strike.
Empty train platforms at Paddington station today during an industrial strike as train drivers say they have not received a pay rise since 2019.
There will be no services on the London Overground network due to the Arriva Rail London strike, and no Night Overground services on Saturday evenings and in the early hours of Sunday.
The sacking of Mr Tarry, who has a relationship with Labor deputy leader Angela Rayner, sparked criticism from unions, Labor MPs and other party leaders.
Andy Burnham, the Labor mayor of Greater Manchester, warned that the party needs to be ‘careful’ that it does not end up undermining working people ‘fighting to protect their incomes’.
He told GB News: ‘Work needs to be careful here. We can never be a party that undermines working people who are fighting to protect their incomes and the cost of living crisis.
‘If we’re not careful, that’s where we might end up.’
Mr Corbyn, a former Labor leader and now an independent MP, said: ‘I think the role of Labor MPs is to support their allies. And the CWU is a partner union, they have asked for our help and support and I am here today.’
Addressing the meeting later, he added: ‘Our job is to unite everyone in this campaign for real social justice. It’s called socialism where you don’t leave anyone behind.’