Labour Party members have been taking the scissors to their membership cards and posting them to social media after the party leadership endorsed a pro-Brexit manifesto.
Twitter user Alastair Macphail posted a picture of his chopped-up card saying: ‘I’m done! Can’t take this gaslighting any more,’ and copied the Labour Party in.
Others soon joined in.
‘Bye Felicia (Jeremy)’, said Twitter user Dave Nash, posting a video of his membership card going into a shredder.
Jeremy Corbyn has faced protests since the party’s ruling National Executive Committee agreed to a pro-Brexit manifesto.
MORE: Corbyn supporters claim victory as NEC endorses pro-Brexit manifestoMORE: Campaigners react as Labour continues to push for Brexit with new manifestoMP Jess Phillips predicted: ‘I think people who voted Remain and voted Labour will not vote Labour again.’
After the news of the manifesto broke, Twitter user Beverley Davies said: ‘Just cancelled my direct debit. Had enough after today.
‘I have supported Labour all my life but not now.’
I'm done! Can't stand this gaslighting any more! @UKLabour is insulting our intelligence with its inane Brexit policy. #LabourMeansLeave— Alastair Macphail (@Alymacphail) 2 May 2019
(deleted my earlier tweet as inadvertently shared e-mail of constituency secretary. Apologies to the person concerned) pic.twitter.com/PseXL7wASN
Me too. I was General Election Agent in 97. I support many of Corbyn's policies (taking rail/utilities back), but he'd now spend all of his time as PM (if he made it) mitigating the economic disaster of Brexit.— Glyn Bailey (@GlynBailey) April 30, 2019