Selection of tweets: Sue Teddern, who helped organise the AGM and says she spoke to the staff-member who was “spat on”

Statement by Matt Tully, written on Sunday, July 10, after he made himself known to Councillor Warren Morgan, the leader of the Labour Group on Brighton and Hove City Council who alleged there had been “spitting” and “abusive behaviour” at the annual meeting of Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party. These allegations partly contributed to the City Party being suspended and the results annulled;

Complaint submitted to Iain McNicol, Labour Party general secretary, by Matt Tully on July 15, alleging Councillor Warren Morgan, leader of the Labour Group on Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party has brought the party into disrepute by repeatedly alleging there had been “spitting” and “abusive behaviour” of Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party. These allegations partly contributed to the City Party being suspended and the results annulled;

Selection of tweets: Councillor Warren Morgan, who quickly became aware that the allegations he aired first on Twitter were denied by Matt Tully, the alleged culprit;

Councillor Warren Morgan’s initial press statement;

[A reminder of Cllr Morgan’s secret email to “friends”, sent a week before the annual meeting]

Selection of tweets: Matt Tully, the young man accused of “spitting” at the AGM at City College;

Statement by City College Brighton and Hove;

Selection of tweets: Councillor Emma Daniel, who claims she was the first to hear about the “spitting” at the AGM at City College;

Selection of tweets: Sue Teddern, who helped organise the AGM and says she was spoken to the staff member who was “spat on”

Selection of tweets: Nicky Easton, a member of the outgoing executive committee (vice-chair, campaigns) who was defeated at the AGM; she was subsequently re-instated after the results were annulled and the Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party suspended by the party’s NEC;

Selection of tweets: Councillor Caroline Penn responded to tweets by her friend Cllr Emma Daniel. Like other councillors who exchanged tweets within 24 hours of the AGM, Cllr Penn did not make a complaint to the newly-elected executive committee;

Selection of tweets: Many eyewitnesses took to Twitter on Sunday — and in the subsequent days — to give their view of the AGM and the “spitting” and “abusive behaviour”;

Selection of photographs: Taken either in the annual meeting in the main hall or outside City College in Pelham Street.

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Pro-Corbyn. Elected secretary of Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party; votes annulled by NEC; suspended Oct 2016; re-instated Feb 2019. Ex-Fleet Street.

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