Labour’s national campaign suspended but local events continue in aftermath of London Bridge terror attack

The national general election campaign is to be suspended today as a mark of respect to the victims of last night’s terror attacks, but local campaigning will continue.

With the general election just days away, general secretary of the Labour party Iain McNicol and the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn confirmed that there will be a pause in the national push for Labour, mirroring the Conservative’s decision to also put a hold on Britain-wide events.

Low-key local activism will continue today, as many feel that it is not appropriate for terror to stop the practise of free and open democracy.

Corbyn posted on Facebook:

Iain McNicol, general secretary of the Labour party, tweeted:

Alison McGovern, Labour’s candidate for Wirral South, retweeted McNicol’s comments, adding:

Shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer tweeted:

Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale tweeted:

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