There has been outrage on social media after supporters of the Labour Party were accused of “offending the Queen” with distasteful remarks.
The United Kingdom monarchy has resiliently neutral in regard to the debate surrounding the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union. Although, this has not stopped supporters’ of the Labour Party from offending the Queen.
Jeremy Corbyn has been accused in the past of being “anti Royal”, this has been a long standing accusation against the Labour leader. It has been reported in the past that Corbyn does not support a constitutional monarchy system.
Supporters of the Labour Party have accused the Queen of being a “parasite” and have said that a Labour government should scrap the Queen. These remarks are frequent from Labour Party activists, especially of those who back remaining in the EU.
Diane Abbott and Corbyn are both against the Monarch. It’s thought that Labour might change their policy towards the Monarchy in the future.