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Alastair Campbell quits Labour Party over Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of Brexit

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File photo dated 28/5/2019 of Alastair Campbell, the director of communications during Tony Blair's time as prime minister, who has said that he "no longer" wants to be part of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Tuesday July 30, 2019. Mr Campbell was expelled from the party in May after admitting voting Liberal Democrat in the European elections as a protest and had planned to appeal against the decision. See PA story POLITICS Brexit. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
’s communications director wrote to the Labour chief about his determination (Picture: PA)

Tony Blair’s former communications director has lower ties together with his former celebration accusing of failing to seize the gravity of Brexit.

Alastair Campbell were expelled from the celebration for balloting Lib Dem on the European elections however now says he not needs to be a member of Labour.

He has written an open letter to the Labour chief pronouncing he does now not wish to be readmitted to the celebration.

Mr Campbell wrote: ‘With some unhappiness however absolute walk in the park, I’ve reached the realization that I not need to keep within the celebration, despite the fact that I will have to achieve success in my attraction or prison problem.

‘The culture you have helped to create has made the party one that I feel no longer truly represents my values, or the hopes I have for Britain’.

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks to members of the public during a visit to outline plans for Labour's green industrial revolution in the North on July 26, 2019 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Darren Staples/Getty Images)
He mentioned that he does now not imagine the Labour celebration can win a General Election beneath Corbyn (Picture: Getty)

He mentioned he didn’t blame Corbyn for however added that he stood little probability of profitable a basic election as a result of of his insurance policies surrounding the topic.

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He mentioned: ‘I see no sign that you and your office have grasped the seriousness of what is happening, let alone devised or begun to execute a strategy to respond and defeat it.’

Last week, Corbyn introduced Labour will ‘campaign to Remain’ if places an unsatisfactory Brexit deal again to the general public in a 2nd referendum.

He mentioned he was once ‘raring to go’ for a basic election and mentioned Labour would oppose any deal that ‘fails to protect jobs, workers’ rights or environmental protections.’

He warned Boris: ‘If you have the confidence to put that decision back to the people, we would, in those circumstances, campaign to Remain.’

But Mr Campbell, a People’s Vote campaigner, prompt Corbyn’s shift against backing a 2nd Referendum was once too little too past due.

He criticised the Labour chief for failing  to supply constant management  for the reason that referendum marketing campaign 3 years in the past, calling his stance on Brexit  ‘a huge disappointment’.

Mr Campbell was once ejected from the Labour celebration beneath an automated procedure designed to care for individuals who specific strengthen for every other celebration.

Last week his former boss and Prime Minister Tony Blair, side-stepped questions on whether or not he’ll vote Labour on the subsequent basic election.

He was once pressed thrice at the topic on BBC2’s Newsnight.

However, the nearest he got here to giving an endorsement to the celebration he led to a few election victories was once that he “wants” to vote Labour.

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