Jeremy Corbyn insists 'I have no intention of stopping' as he's officially blocked from standing for Labour | The Sun

BITTER Jeremy Corbyn has insisted he has "no intention of stopping" after being blocked from standing as a Labour MP at the next election.

Sir Keir Starmer today struck to kick his predecessor out of the Commons, in an effort to show Labour has changed.

But a furious Mr Corbyn hit back, suggesting he'll run for his posh Islington North seat as an independent if need be.

"I will not be intimidated into silence," the ex-Labour Leader fumed.

"I have spent my life fighting for a fairer society on behalf of the people Islington North, and I have no intention of stopping now."

With the backing of Sir Keir, Labour's ruling national committee voted to block their former leader by 22 votes to 12.

Mr Corbyn slammed the move as a "shameful attack on party democracy, party members and natural justice".

Shabana Mahmood, Labour's National Campaign Co-ordinator, said: "This is a clear demonstration of Keir making changes to our party to make sure that we can win the trust of the British people again.

"Keir has taken responsibility, he continues to take responsibility, Jeremy has failed to do that and that's why we've made the decision we have today."


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Mr Corbyn, currently an independent MP, was stripped of the Labour whip in 2020 after refusing to accept a damning inquiry into the anti-Jewish racism that erupted during his four-year leadership. 

In his motion to ban Mr Corbyn, Sir Keir said the former chief would “significantly diminish” Labour’s chances of defeating the Tories. 

The Labour Leader is on a mission to show his party isn't hostage to far-left militants anymore.

Last month the Opposition Leader warned cranks: “The door is open and you can leave.”

Responding to today's vote, the Jewish Labour Movement echoed Sir Keir's invitation to the hard-left.

A spokesperson said: "The changes to the Labour Party must be permanent, fundamental and irrevocable.

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"We are glad that the National Executive Committee passed its motion today.

"The Labour Party is changing for the better. If you do not like this, the door is open."

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