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Five members of the Labour Party took the NEC to court. They were funded by a crowd funding page. They said that the NEC were acting unlawfully in applying a retrospective ruling on who was eligible to vote in the leadership election.
In brief, at the recent NEC meeting at which a private vote was taken to see if Jeremy as incumbent leader could be on the ballot paper for this leadership election there was an additional issue raised which was not on the meetings agenda.
This was raised after Jeremy left the meeting and some of his supporters had left.
The issue concerned who was eligible to vote in the election.
The result of this discussion was that anyone who had joined the Labour Party after January 12th 2016 was not eligible to vote in the election. Anyone who wanted to vote would be able to pay £25 on…
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