'Business as usual' for Lancashire councillors despite resignations

By Mark Conrad | 02 April 2024

Councillors in Lancashire have insisted it will be ‘business as usual’ despite 20 resignations in protest at the leadership of the national Labour party.

Members from across Pendle BC – including its leader Asjad Mahmood - Nelson Town Council and Brierfield Town Council quit Labour over the weekend in protest at leader Keir Starmer’s handling of the party’s stance on the conflict in Gaza.

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