Now ten Labour councillors quit their party in Redcar

A follow-up to Labour dump both council leader and deputy leader in crisis over “paranoid and power-mad” members: 10 Labour councillors have quit the party in support of the 7 who were deselected.

Their resignation means Labour now have 19 councillors in Redcar and Cleveland. There are 11 Liberal Democrats, six Conservatives, 11 members of an independent group and 13 independents…

Today’s protest is taking place outside the office of Anna Turley, Labour’s candidate for Redcar…

Ms Turley is attempting to replace Lib Dem Ian Swales as the area’s MP in May. [The Gazette]

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