Labour party in Weston-super-Mare supports Corbyn

PUBLISHED: 15:04 25 August 2016




Members of Weston-super-Mare Constituency Labour Party have backed Jeremy Corbyn to remain as their party's leader.

A meeting for members to make their nomination for party leader was held at the Workingmen’s Club, in Orchard Street, on August 10.

A total of 53 members voted for Jeremy Corbyn while just 18 voted for Owen Smith.

Weston Labour spokesman Helen Thornton said: “Weston Labour Party currently has 670 members - this is a four fold increase since May 2015.

“Members will vote for the next Labour Leader between August 22 and September 21, with the result being announced at a special conference on September 24.

“Constituency Labour Parties throughout the UK are nominating their preferred candidates, but it will be individual members who decide. “

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