No, Jared O’Mara wasn’t disciplined for being working class
First, Jared O'Mara, the MP for Sheffield Hallam, was suspended for a series of offensive comments he made in his twenties, in particular about women. Eight months later, the suspension was lifted. And a week after that, he quit the party claiming it had treated him “like a criminal”.
No part of the saga is satisfactory for anyone involved. The Labour Party and O’Mara have both shown themselves to be lacking in understanding of what his offence means. Both in relation to those he insulted then, and why it matters to those of us in the party who remain determined to wipe the scourge of misogyny from the party and wider society.
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