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November 29, 2015



Quite good, but I don't think it's right that 'Corbyn is, to all intents and purposes, a pacifist.' A real pacifist would be rather less keen on links with organizations like the IRA and Hamas. He appears to believe that 'we' should never use force, but he seems to find it quite understandable that others should decide to do so.


That's cause he's a commie, Bob-B, quiet capable of speaking out of both sides of his mouth. Forgive, but what might be the "...three line whip...?

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A 'three-line whip' refers to parliamentary procedure, in particular the world of the 'whips' (the MPs selected by the party leader to impose discipline on the troops).

When it comes to parliamentary votes, a 'three-line whip' is a strict order to (a) attend a vote and (b) cast your vote in accordance with the party leader's policy. Failure to comply usually involves disciplinary action, and can involve expulsion from the party.

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