Labour conference: Rayner calls for end to anonymous social media accounts to stop abuse – Politics live

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Rolling coverage of the first day of the Labour party conference in Liverpool

Many sitting MPs who have lost the respect and confidence of local parties cling on to their positions in parliament with scant regard for the people who work their socks off to put them there. Hundreds of thousands of us members demand that things are done differently.

One of the first things they should do is stop anonymous accounts. Most people who send me abuse me do so from anonymous accounts, and wouldn’t dream of doing it in their own name.

[Corbyn] demands a general election in the hope of taking charge of the EU negotiations – but can’t even say what his position on the EU is.

Mr Corbyn took charge of the Labour party marketing himself as someone who would represent the Labour rank and file – but he has never seemed more out of touch with his own party – let alone the rest of the country. No wonder Labour cannot pull ahead of the shambolic Tory party in the polls.

Priorities ballot results at #lab18 – Economy for the many, Brexit, government contracts, housing, in-work poverty, Windrush Palestine, schools systems.

Some good advice from Christians on the Left.

The Ten Commandments of #LoveYourCLP. Love them, live by them, share them. #Lab18 pic.twitter.com/UkuVVN3ObZ

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