Statement on NPF Chair election

Open Labour is disappointed that the election of the National Policy Forum chair was cancelled.

The argument that one week’s notice was not given is unusual for a meeting which had already been convened and that meeting should decide whether to elect their own chair or not.

We note that one of the candidates for Chair was Open Labour’s Ann Black, who has also been left off the CLGA slate for this year’s NEC elections.

You either believe in Party democracy or you don’t. You can’t opt out when it’s inconvenient to your faction. This election must proceed.

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