Useless git Starmer must go !!!

Discussion in 'U.K. Politics' started by Vladimir Illich, Apr 3, 2021.

  1. Vladimir Illich

    Vladimir Illich Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    Starmer clearly hadn't done any research before he opened his wide gob !!!

    Starmer criticised by LGBT+ campaigners over church visit

    Gavin Cordon
    3 April 2021, 5:12 pm
    Labour Party leader Sir Keir Starmer during a visit to the Leeds United Foundation at Elland Road in Leeds. Picture date: Wednesday March 31, 2021.

    Sir Keir Starmer has come under fire after he visited a church which has been widely criticised for its attitudes towards homosexuality.

    The Labour Campaign for LGBT+ Rights said it was “unacceptable” after the party leader posted a video online highlighting his visit on Friday to the Jesus House in Brent Cross in north London.

    After raising it with the leader’s office, the group said that it had received an “unreserved apology” and would be holding a further meeting to ensure it did not happen again.

    In the video, Sir Keir praised Jesus House as a “wonderful example” of a church serving its community during the coronavirus pandemic – including acting as a vaccination centre.

    “From rolling out the vaccine to running the local food bank, Jesus House, like many other churches across the UK, has played a crucial role in meeting the needs of the community,” he said.

    The church’s senior pastor, Agu Irukwu, has previously attracted controversy for his comments on LGBT+ rights – having spoken out against same sex marriage and equality legislation.

    In 2017, Theresa May was criticised when she visited the church, although Boris Johnson and the Prince of Wales have both been to the pop-up vaccination centre there in recent weeks without attracting widespread comment.

    Labour sources said Sir Keir’s visit was also focused on the vaccination centre – although the video did show him apparently praying with the pastor.

    A Labour spokeswoman said the party was “unwavering” in its support for the LGBT+ community.

    In a statement, the Labour Campaign for LGBT+ Rights said: “The visit was unacceptable and we made this clear to LOTO (the Leader of the Opposition’s office).

    “We received an unreserved apology, and will be urgently meeting with them next week to ensure this does not happen again and that LGBT+ equality is embedded in everything that Labour does.”
  2. Longstone

    Longstone Members

    It’s unusual to see such a staunch labour supporter, such as yourself, criticising Starmer. It’s a refreshing change
  3. Vladimir Illich

    Vladimir Illich Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    But I'm not a member or even a supporter of the Labour Party, they're too weak and lily livered for my taste - it needed someone like Jeremy Corbyn to insert a little more 'socialist zeal', but the careerist politicians sitting on the Labour back-benches were scared shitless by him, which is why they manouvered to oust him.
  4. Longstone

    Longstone Members

    You’re just upset that his removal from the party was an indicator that they plan to kick out the racists
  5. Vladimir Illich

    Vladimir Illich Lifetime Supporter Lifetime Supporter

    Far from it, as I repeat, I'm not a member of or supporter of the Labour Party. I do not sacrifice my socialist principles just to get elected as Bliar and Brown did, and seemingly Starmer is attempting to do now.
  6. Longstone

    Longstone Members

    I’d love to believe you but you make it impossible

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