Labour MP's call for general strike to topple Tories rejected

Labour MP's call for general strike to topple Tories rejected
 

Two senior members of the shadow cabinet have rejected a call from a fellow Labour MP for a general strike to force the government to call a general election.
To enthusiastic cheers from delegates at a Labour conference fringe event, Laura Smith, the MP for Crewe and Nantwich, said: “Comrades, we must topple this cruel and callous Tory government as soon as we can.
“And if we can’t get a general election we should organise with our brothers and sisters in the trade union [movement] to bring an end to this government with a general strike.”
But the shadow business secretary, Rebecca... read more

 
26 September 2018 in Politics, Views: 64
Source: Guardian
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