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Labor & # 39; s deputy leader Tom Watson has turned the party upside down by saying he will not stand for re-election as a Member of Parliament

Tom Watson of Labor QUITS: Jeremy Corbyn's deputy is rocking against the party and says he is not eligible for re-election as an MP

  • Tom Watson has resigned as deputy leader and will not seek re-election as an MP
  • In a letter of resignation to Jeremy Corbyn, he said he had a & # 39; different kind of life & # 39; want
  • Watson was one of Corbyn's most common opponents in the shadow box
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Labor & # 39; s deputy leader Tom Watson has turned the party upside down by saying that he will not stand for re-election as a Member of Parliament.

In a tweet, with his letter of resignation posted below, he said: & # 39; After 35 years of full-time politics, I decided to resign and campaign to overcome the public health crisis fueled by Tory.

& # 39; I am as committed to work as ever. I will spend these elections fighting for brilliant Labor candidates and a better future for our country. & # 39;

Labor & # 39; s deputy leader Tom Watson has turned the party upside down by saying he will not stand for re-election as a Member of Parliament

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Labor & # 39; s deputy leader Tom Watson has turned the party upside down by saying he will not stand for re-election as a Member of Parliament

In a statement, the party said: “After 35 years of full-time politics, Tom Watson resigns as Member of Parliament and Labor Labor.

& # 39; Labor manager Jeremy Corbyn thanked Tom for his contribution to the party for three decades and paid tribute to the work he did to take on the established interests of the Murdoch empire, major sugar companies and gambling industry .

& # 39; Tom will continue to play an active role in the general election campaign, as the country faces a grim choice: transformational change for the many with labor, or more divisive policies that serve the individuals with the Tories.

& # 39; After the elections, Tom will focus on campaigns to overcome the public health crisis invoked by Tory. He will set up a new organization that calls for remission for all type 2 diabetics and has a book on & # 39; contract & # 39; about his own health journey. & # 39;

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