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Wallasey Labour Party Vice-Chair strongly denies bullying allegations

Our political correspondent Daniel Hewitt has been speaking to Wallasey Labour Party Vice-Chair Paul Davies. He strong denies allegations of bullying and intimidation following the CLP's suspension by party bosses.

Wallasey Constituency Labour Party suspended

Wallasey Constituency Labour Party has been suspended after a number of complaints of bullying.

The constituency, which is represented by Angela Eagle, has seen unrest amongst members since Eagle challenged Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership.

It now means the regional Labour Party will take over the administration of the Wallasey constituency party.

The North West Labour party earlier confirmed the suspension.

Any complaints of bullying or intimidation and allegations of misconduct are always taken very seriously.

– North West Labour Spokesperson

Angela Eagle's constituency office was attacked last week when a brick was thrown through a window.

The constituency has seen unrest since Angela Eagle launched a leadership contest Credit: ITV Granada

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Angela Eagle is supporting Owen Smith to 'unite Labour'

Angela Eagle said she is backing Owen Smith in his bid for Labour leadership in order to unite the Labour party.

Owen Smith has received 88 nominations from Labour MPs and two from MEPs in the party's leadership contest, therefore clearing the hurdle of 51 nominations to become a candidate.

We have a Labour party at the moment that is not working. We have got a leader that does not have the confidence of his MPs and is not reaching out to the rest of the country. We need to have a strong and united Labour party so we can be a good opposition, take the fight to the Conservative government and heal our country.

– Angela Eagle
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Angela Eagle pulls out of Labour leadership race

Angela Eagle has withdrawn from the race to oust Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

ITV News' Political Editor Robert Peston has the latest:

Man arrested after Angela Eagle threatened via email

The Wallasey MP received threats via email Credit: PA

A 44 year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill.

Officers from Merseyside Police executed a warrant in Paisley, Scotland, this morning, Friday 15 July, and arrested the man.

He will be questioned by Merseyside detectives today.

The arrest comes after an email was sent to the account of Wallasey MP Angela Eagle.

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