British film director Ken Loach, known for his social reality series, claims to have been expelled from the Labor Party. He says it on Twitter. He’s talking about a ‘witch hunt’.
Things are rumbling inside the left-wing Labor Party, the sworn enemies of the Conservative Conservatives. Labor leader Keir Starmer has promised to put things in order. according to Watchman There is even talk of “purging” the far-left factions within the party. In this way, the leader is trying to make a difference with his predecessor Jeremy Corbyn.
Film director Ken Loach hints that he was kicked out of the party for this reason. “The Labor leadership has finally decided that I am not fit to remain in the party because I do not wish to turn away from those who have already been fired,” he wrote on Twitter. He also says he is proud to stand by his “close friends and comrades who were victims of the purge.”
The Labor Party has not yet commented on the news.
Loach is a supporter of Keir Starmer’s predecessor Jeremy Corbyn, who advocated a much more left-wing policy. He was expelled from the party last year for “minimizing” anti-Semitism in the party, according to the party’s leadership. Since then, the Labor Party has become more divided than ever. Moreover, it has difficulty reconciling urbanites, leftists and workers in the heart of the industrial zone.
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Socialist Ken Loach is not particularly politically active, but he is symbolically a heavyweight. He is known for sticking to the little guy. In 2016, the 85-year-old director won the Golden Palm award for his socially sensitive film I’m Daniel Blake, about a carpenter who must go through a hellish bureaucratic path to gain benefits.
He left the party once in the 1990s due to his dissatisfaction with Tony Blair’s policies. Under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, he’s back in business.