THE entire leadership of a constituency Labour Party (CLP) in Sussex has resigned in a bitter row over allegations of transphobia.
The resignation of all six members of the Bexhill & Battle Labour Party executive committee was confirmed in a letter seen by the Star.
It was also sent to local party members and the party’s south-eastern regional office.
It says that the committee took the “unanimous decision to resign” over allegations of “serious abuse and harassment” by a local party member who has attempted to “shut down all discussion of gender issues” by making allegations of “transphobia.”
The executive committee members wrote that they had no choice but to step down as they were unable to protect themselves and other members from abuse.
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