Batley byelection hit by claims of dirty tricks and ‘dog-whistle racism’

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TUC takes authorized recommendation over pretend leaflets as Labour MP criticises a few of personal get together’s literature

The Batley and Spen byelection has descended into allegations of soiled tips as Labour’s marketing campaign was focused by pretend leaflets and the social gathering was accused by certainly one of its personal MPs of utilizing “dog-whistle racism” to win votes.

Labour was criticised for distributing a flyer to Muslim voters displaying Boris Johnson with India’s nationalist prime minister, Narendra Modi, in 2019, together with the message: “Don’t danger a Tory MP who just isn't in your aspect.”

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