Why was Sam Tarry sacked for attending RMT picket line?

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Sir Keir Starmer had previously instructed his MPs not to picket the rail strikes

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Union leader Sir Keir Starmer has sacked shadow Transport Secretary Sam Tarry after he joined touching railroad workers on the RMT picket line.

Mr Tarry, MP for Ilford South, joined the striking workers at London’s Euston station earlier today, despite Sir Keir’s earlier warning to stay away from the picket lines.

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The MP told reporters at the picket line that “every worker MP” would have “absolute solidarity with striking workers.”

Labor has confirmed Mr Tarry has been sacked from his transport role after appearing in the media without the party’s permission.

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This article will continue to be updated with more information.

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