Richard Burgon: In defence of Labour Party members | LabourList

Abusive and threatening behaviour online and misogyny are serious societal problems that urgently need tackling. The leader of the Labour Party has made it clear that abusive and threatening behaviour, misogynistic or otherwise, is completely unacceptable. Our party has formal disciplinary procedures for members found to be perpetrators of this kind of behaviour. If abusive and threatening behaviour amounts to a criminal act, then those on the receiving end can – and should be encouraged to – report the matter to the police. The leader of the Labour Party has continued to make clear that he is – just as he was before he was elected as leader – opposed to protests outside MPs’ advice sessions for constituents and opposed to protests outside MPs’ constituency offices. People considering such protests need to reflect upon the disruptive impact upon the provision of advice and assistance to constituents needing help and the impact upon constituency staff doing what is not an easy or

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