The Jeremy Corbyn led Labour party is the gift that keeps on giving. This time it is about a key Corbyn team member who has electoral fraud convictions.
A “key member” of Jeremy Corbyn’s campaign team and national leader of Momentum, the controversial Corbyn supporters’ group, has a criminal conviction for election fraud.
Marsha-Jane Thompson, Momentum’s social media co-ordinator, was sentenced to 100 hours’ community punishment after registering more than 100 fake voters in the east London borough of Newham.
Appearing at Snaresbrook Crown Court on 29 March 2006, Ms Thompson admitted filling out and submitting multiple voter registration forms herself, including forging signatures.
She pleaded guilty to 19 specimen counts of using a false instrument, contrary to the 1981 Fraud and Counterfeiting Act, and one count of false accounting under the 1968 Theft Act. She was convicted as Marsha Thompson and has since changed part of her name.
However, the Canning Town address she gave in court is the address she still lives at today. Read more »