Momentum ‘to curb power of non-Labour groups’
8 December 2015
From the section UK Politics
Tom Watson has called Momentum ‘a bit of a rabble’
Momentum, the grassroots group set up by backers of Jeremy Corbyn, is to curb the influence of far left groups in it.
It is understood Momentum is to bar non-Labour Party members from taking part in some of its meetings.
The move follows mounting criticism of Momentum from senior Labour figures who have accused it of planning a purge of Labour moderates.
Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson has called Momentum “a bit of a rabble” and has warned of an “entryist problem”.
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Source:: BBC UK