Why targeting Apsana Begum is an attack on the many

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Earlier this month, Poplar and Limehouse CLP confirmed that MPApsana Begum would face a full reselection after the Labour Party MP lost nine wards and tied one. At a glance, a stranger to Tower Hamlets politics would perhaps put this down to the healthy operation of the democratic process; that party members are not happy with their representative and have voted to deselect her. Upon closer examination, however, lies serious allegations of a coordinated campaign by members of the Labour right and the left engineering her de-selection. More than an MP Before her election in 2019, I had heard of…

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