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    southy wrote:
    Paramjit Bahia wrote:
    Hi Southy,
    Please note how some of those who used to post pro Tories comments against even NuLabour are now trying to justify metaphorical lyinching of Don & Keith by the same NuLabour.

    What does that tell you?

    How far to the right NuLabour has moved under Dear Leader.
    It tells me they are scared that if Don and Keith are booted out of the Labour Party and joins the TUSC it will mean the Media like the local TV, Radio and the News Paper will start giving the same sort of news cover that the big 3 have to the TUSC and that worries them, because people will start see that is an alturnative to cuts in jobs and services and people will start to rethink what is going on and start to realise how far Right Wing Economics and Political Policy have moved and the biggest effender is the Labour Party.
    The Capitalist have control off most Political Partys in the UK have done now for a good 26 years, and been moving us more and more to the right, which might be ok for the few Elitist the Minority but its no good for the Majority the Working Class, the masses, its Left wing Economics and Political Policy that best for them, Socialism was designed for the Majority thats why it starts with the word Social.
    Southy they might join your friend Inform Al & join UKIP?"
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Labour whips investigate two Southampton councillors over pool closure revolt

Councillors Keith Morrell and Don Thomas

Councillors Keith Morrell and Don Thomas

First published in Politics Daily Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Politics and business reporter

Labour party enforcers have launched an investigation into two Labour councillors who rebelled over the controversial closure of a Southampton swimming pool.

Coxford councillors Keith Morrell and Don Thomas are under investigation by party whips after they voted against their ruling Labour group in a council budget vote to withdraw a £235,000 annual subsidy from Oakland’s Swimming Pool.

They are campaigning to save the Lordshill pool, which employs 33 staff, and is popular with school children and older and disabled residents.

Labour deputy leader Jacqui Rayment said Labour Party’s whips process was being followed.

She said: “Don and Keith are still members of the (council’s Labour) group and can continue in their roles as they see fit until the conclusion of the investigation and it is decided on any action that may be needed to be taken.”

Oaklands pool closed in May for repairs, which have been halted by Labour while it carries out a consultation on its future. Tories and Lib Dems are also calling for it to reopen.

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