Labour Party members welcome new leader Jeremy Corbyn
of the Labour Party in the Burnham-On-Sea area have welcomed the
appointment of Jeremy Corbyn as their new leader.
Beech, who stood for Labour in the Highbridge and Burnham ward
in May's district council elections, said: "Jeremys
win is a hugely positive step towards a Labour Party which stands
up for everyone in our society rather than just the few at the
will be a Labour Party which is proud to talk about its values
rather than trying to emulate the Tories, a party that can defend
itself against the lies and smears of the right wing press, a
Labour Party of mass membership welcoming the tens of thousands
of people who felt they had no home in British politics."
who lives in the village of Mark, added: "Its not going
to be easy, but I for one relish the challenge and look forward
working with members new, old and re-joined to fight for decency
and equality in our society."
Labour councillor Brian Smedley added: "This is a great victory
and a turning point for the Labour movement. Its the end
of defeat and the end of defeatism. Its
the opening up of the Labour party to the people that it was created
to represent and it sends a clear and alternative socialist message
to the Tory agenda of austerity and inequality."