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Keir Starmer is being urged to clarify his approach to the Labor Party leaders present. trade union picket lines as leftist activists push the partyMPs support striking workers.

Starmer’s allies say he will decide to lift the picketing ban when he returns from his home. holiday on August 15, after an unfortunate confrontation with Lisa Nandy, shadow alignment up secretary, who was pictured in chat with striking CWU workers in her constituency in Wigan on Monday.

Three members of the shadow cabinet told The Guardian that after the clash with Nandy, Starmer should let issue drop. “She’s talking to her constituents, who are on picket line to find out how they feel, said one. “There is world of the difference between this and this on picket line with poster”.

Another said that by issuing a memorandum calling on leaders not to picket during the recent RMT strike, Starmer office ended up in “the worst of all the worlds, appreciating every blow on its merits and decide which one They like”.

A third member of the shadow cabinet said that Starmer’s memo, sent earlier last the month-long RMT strike was a specific response to fact that Boris Johnson government tried to blame the Laborites for violation on railroads. “In this case in time helping Johnson with this attempt would be a bit silly.”

A few weeks later, they suggested that the ongoing scandal might divert attention from Labor politics. on solution cost of life.

Nandy team insisted that she inform Starmer office in advance of her intention to attend the CWU picket in her constituency. But senior A source in the labor force said it was made clear her that Starmer didn’t expect to see pictures of shadow cabinet members on picket line.

Check of meeting remains disputed between the two parties. One annoyed party the adviser described the processing of in issue from Starmer office how car crash”, adding that it was “predictable and predictable” that with a series of strikes are expected over summer ban on pickets lead to the ongoing struggle.

No further action expected against Nandy, but the quarrel increased the tension in Top of Labor team over in issue.

Two other leaders also visited the pickets of the SVK: shadow employment Minister Imran Hussein, in Bradford and Labor Whip Navendu Mishra in Stockport. Both are expected to be talked to but not fired.

Labor Deputy Leader Angela Rayner is believed to one of these shadow cabinet members who skeptical about the ban on pickets and made her concerns are known to Starmer, but she is sticking to the consensus stance, tweeting support for striking workers without appearing publicly with them.

Rayner and shadow culture secretary Lucy Powell, hosted online meeting with senior CWU data, including his general secretary Dave Ward, on Monday.

They sent a joint letter to BT CEO Philip Jansen, on Tuesday, urging him to meet with workers’ representatives directly to try to reach a settlement.

The front benches called him decision not to do so is “highly unusual and profoundly destructive, not just company, but given your role in critical national infrastructure, interests of country as a whole.”

Like uncertainty over The Labor stance continued, the left campaign group The World Transformed stated that it will hold a “festival of resistance” together with partyconference in Liverpool, where left-wing Labor MPs marched alongside striking workers.

Liverpool West Derby MP Ian Byrne said: “Unions leading in way in Demanding justice and dignity for working people and it is very important that we support them.”

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Momentum, the Labor group that grew up out of Jeremy Corbyn leadership campaign, also plans to spend summer puts pressure on in party do more to show solidarity with struggling workers.

“Because the Tories are taking pay cuts for key workers and electricity bills rise, Labor has huge opportunity show this is on in side of working people. But right now Keir Starmer is wasting it chance with his farcical ban on picketing,” said co-chair Hilary Shan.

“Momentum won’t let the workers and trade unions abandoned. In the coming weeks we campaign across the country for Labor MPs running for office with workers on a picket line next to regular members, and support inflation-protected wages rise”.

Starmer fired shadow transport minister Sam Tarry. last a week after it appeared on picket line. Starmer office insisted that it was because he was carrying out a series of unauthorized interviews and made up policy on hoof including offer of workers should not receive a pay raise fail to match inflation.

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