In what was seen as a swipe at the Prime Minister's controversial right-hand man, Dominic Cummings, he said intimated that his party was being hijacked, saying: "I am going to defend my party against incomers, entryists
, who are trying to turn it from a broad church to narrow faction."
I am going to defend it from incomers, entryists
, who are trying to turn it from a broad church to a narrow faction."
He said he was going to "defend his party against incomers, entryists
, who are trying to turn it from a broad church to narrow faction".
I am going to defend my party against incomers, entryists
who are trying to turn it from a broad church into a narrow faction."
One of the Tory rebels, the former chancellor Philip Hammond, laid bare the depth of division within the Conservative Party ahead of the vote, accusing Downing Street of "rank hypocrisy" for threatening to expel MPs, and calling Mr Johnson's senior advisors, including his top strategist Dominic Cummings, as "incomers and entryists
Philip Hammond, MP in the ruling coalition and Ex-Chancellor, said today he "is going to defend" the party from "incomers" and "entryists
Brexit has ended that in the Tory Party, which has become dominated by arch-Brexiteers, some of whom are entryists
The nasty, bitter and twisted Militant-inspired Momentum entryists
of our party are showing their true colours.
DEAR Editor, Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson is spot on when he describes some of those individuals in "Momentum", the pro-Jeremy Corbyn pressure group, as "hard-left Trotskyist entryists
" intent on shoring up support for Corbyn by infiltrating the Labour Party and "manipulating new members", particularly the young.
Mr Blenkinsop linked the incident to claims made by deputy leader Tom Watson, who said he had evidence that hard-left groups and "Trotsky entryists
" had organised to influence the leadership election.
Any other party, group or organisation would, of course, be bending over backwards to both welcome and accommodate such an influx of new talent and enthusiasm, not hobbling them nor demonising them en masse as "entryists
" ie not the kind of people we want, when one only has to look at the crowds of normal ordinary folk flocking around Corbyn at his various meetings to know these accusations are without any real substance whilst, of course, there will always be a few "strangers" as anyone who has ever called a public meeting automatically knows.
Watson stands by Trotskyist claims TOM Watson has written to Jeremy Corbyn to defend his comments that "Trotsky entryists
" are manipulating young party members to boost support for the incumbent leader.