Diane Abbott Lashes Out Against Labour: ‘No Peerage, No Resignation’

Following reports that Labour offered peerages to replace its own MPs, veteran MP Diane Abbott has responded to her alleged offer.

Sir Starmer’s Bribe

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Rumours circulated that Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer was using bribing techniques in order to replace his MPs.

Allegations of Peerage Bribery

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Sir Starmer allegedly offered peerages to some of his Labour MPs to get them to stand down so he could replace them.

Diane Abbott Allegedly Offered Peerage

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Rumours also suggested that, after her suspension for anti-semitic behaviour, veteran Labour MP Diane Abbott was also offered a peerage.

Peerage Explained

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In the UK, peerages are offered to longstanding members of a political Party, giving them a lifetime title and a place in the House of Lords.

Abbott Under Fire

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Diane Abbott, the UK’s first black woman to become an MP, has been under fire for the past year after her comments on anti-semitism.

Downplaying Anti-Semitic Behaviour

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Abbott was suspended after downplaying anti-semitism a form of discrimination, likening it to the teasing given to redheads in the country.

Abbott and Corbyn Under Investigation

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Abbott was suspended and placed under investigation along with former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, but now she has responded to the rumours.

Will Abbott Stand?

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Abbott was recently allowed back into the Labour Party, although questions arose about whether she would campaign in the general election on July 4.

Abbott Responds to Peerage Rumours

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In a post on her social media, Abbott responded to rumours that Sir Starmer had offered her a peerage in exchange for her resignation as an MP.

Abbott “Would Not Accept” Lords Seat

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“I have never been offered a seat in the Lords, and would not accept one if offered,” Abbott insisted before hinting about her future.

Abbott Intends to Win

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Abbott insisted that she will run on July 4, “I intend to run and to win as Labour’s candidate,” she promised to her constituency.

Racism Not “Black and White”

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Abbott was suspended for her comments in an article she wrote in The Observer, claiming that, “Racism in Britain is not a black and white issue. It’s far more complicated.”

Abbott’s Dig at Jewish Community

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Abbott went on to argue that the Jewish Community don’t experience racism in the same way that black people do.

Comparing Levels of Discrimination

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According to Abbott’s article, “In pre-civil rights America, Irish people, Jewish people and Travellers were not required to sit at the back of the bus.”

A “Changed” Labour Party

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Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has insisted for months that this version of the Labour Party has “changed” since Corbyn’s leadership.

Sir Starmer’s Alleged Plan for Change

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Some rumours reported that, in a bid to replace former Labour MPs, Sir Starmer offered peerages to contribute to the “changeed” Party.

Shadow Home Secretary Responds to Peerage Rumours

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Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper denied these rumours, claiming that such tactics are against the British political system.

“No Party Can Do That”

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Cooper insisted that “No party can do that, it’s not the way the system works” before hinting at a large number of Conservative resignations this year.

“Shocking” Tory Resignation List

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“The thing that we do know is we’ve seen a series of quite shocking Conservative resignation honours list from Boris Johnson to Liz Truss,” Cooper pointed out.

Potential Landslide

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Labour currently sits at 20 percentage points ahead of the Tory Party in the latest poll, showing a potential landslide victory for Labour’s Sir Keir Starmer

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