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Labour MP refers Ken Livingstone to Labour's NEC over his behaviour in Tower Hamlets

By Jonathan Isaby

Ken Livingstone Still no reaction, let alone action, from Ed Miliband or anyone else in Labour's leadership team over Ken Livingstone's campaigning for the Independent candidate - against Labour's nominee - in Thursday's mayoral election in Tower Hamlets.

However, the two Labour MPs in Tower Hamlets, Jim Fitzpatrick and Rushanara Ali, have condemned the London Mayoral candidate for his actions, both appearing in the BBC report below on the outcome of the election.

In fact, Fitzpatrick reveals that he has asked Labour's powerful National Executive Committee to examine the matter (next scheduled to met on November 30th, I gather).

Will they act against Livingstone in the way that they would against any rank-and-file Labour member supporting another candidate? I'm not holding my breath.

> Today's Guardian reports that eight Labour councillors and three other members are facing suspension for appearing to support the victorious Independent candidate.