Labour could struggle to fight an election because it is short of cash

Is Labour running out of money? MPs fear party could struggle to fight an election against the new Tory leader because it is so short of cash Labour MPs fear the party is so short of money it could struggle to fight election MPs protest that party officials ‘just won’t tell us how much money we have' The row comes amid pay dispute with party staff and could lead to strike action Labour staff rejected a third and ‘final’ pay offer from party managers last night 

By Brendan Carlin for The Mail on Sunday

Published: 02:00 BST, 16 June 2019 | Updated: 02:01 BST, 16 June 2019

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Jeremy Corbyn's party is so short of cash it could struggle to fight an Election against the new Tory leader, Labour MPs fear.

Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson put pressure on party officials last week to come clean over mounting concerns that the party was running out of money.

Those concerns include reports that Labour is even having difficulty getting credit from banks as the party loses members over its Brexit policy and disillusionment with Mr Corbyn.

Those concerns include reports that Labour is even having difficulty getting credit from banks as the party loses members over its Brexit policy and disillusionment with Mr Corbyn, pictured above [File photo]

Those concerns include reports that Labour is even having difficulty getting credit from banks as the party loses members over its Brexit policy and disillusionment with Mr Corbyn, pictured above [File photo]

The row also comes amid a pay dispute with party staff which could lead to

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