Councillor Luke Akehurst the ginger one in the middle is Director of an organisation called "We Believe in Israel" and also works for PR merchants of Israel BICOM.
Many will say so what LM as there are numerous Israeli supporters who for a living promote Israeli's increasingly desperate attempts to be viewed as normal rather than the psychopaths they are. You can read more about Akehurst's activities here and here.
However, Ginger Akehurst who is recovering from Cancer also happens to be a Councillor for Chatham Ward in the LB of Hackney which has a Muslim population of approaching 15% and a Jewish population of 0.3% That's right let me repeat he has a Muslim population of almost 15% which you can see in this profile of his Ward here.
LM perhaps naively likes occasionally to think we Muslims are an educated bunch who when confronted with the obvious outrage of an Israeli PR merchant being elected by Muslims would share my dismay and collectively organise to dismiss this individual into political oblivion. However, sadly the Muslims of Hackney in reality should be ashamed of themselves for their incompetence, ignorance and illiteracy which allows our political enemies to thrive in large part as a result of our own ineptitude. Who amongst the Muslims of Hackney will stand up and take a democratic lead by launching an all out political campaign to deselect and defeat Akehurst?
LM challenged Akehurst about his Pro Israel views on Twitter while he has a substantial Muslim vote and got this astonishing but revealing response stating he does not discuss Foreign Policy with his Muslim voters. Naturally this tweet not surprisingly was flatly contradicted by his previous Tweet to me saying "I would expect Muslim voters in My Ward don't support Hamas" so he does discuss Foreign Policy just not with his voters. Given he does not discuss Foreign Policy with his Muslim Voters perhaps his Muslim voters can start a discussion with Cllr Akehurst about Foreign Policy which can be divided into various stages.
First, take a look at his declaration of interest which states he is the Director of "We Believe In Israel". Then have a look at his surgery details here and wander over to the Town Hall on the 2nd Friday of each month to politely and courteously enquire about the potential conflict of interest concerning a politician working for Israel while having a huge Muslim vote. Take the family and inculcate them about democratic empowerment and engagement concepts so beloved by Blairites that they went to war in Iraq & Afghanistan. Watch and learn how, when democratically and politely confronted by voters the likes of Akehurst try and squirm their way out of a pickle when they realise their political subterfuge has been uncovered.
Second, lets move to Stage 2, once you have established the reality of his Israeli credentials its time to undertake Operation Muslim Vote and democratically work to unseat Akehurst. Lets be clear, before considering defeating him in the election he will need to stand again as a Labour candidate for Chatham Ward in Hackney. This means all it probably takes is about no more than a dozen active and eligible Muslims in Chatham Ward signing up to the Labour Party with the sole intent of deselecting Luke Akehurst.
Luke Akehurst is not a complete fool, he was after all a member of Labour's NEC before thankfully being defeated earlier this year and is the Vice Chair of Hackney CLP. Akehurst will be expecting this and I'm sure like many pro Israel politicians harvesting (gathering) the Muslim vote he'll be monitoring the membership very carefully regarding Muslim sounding names joining the Party for a possible quick reference to Labour's NEC to have membership suspended so be subtle.
You may recall LM highlighted another leading light of Israel's lobby in London Luciana Berger before she did a runner and won a dubious selection in Liverpool with no investigation by her friends on Labour's NEC.
Hackney Muslims the ball is in your court now. You have been informed of a political wrong ie someone - Luke Akehurst working for Israel so it is entirely permissible for you to use the democratic political mechanism available to defeat him before he considers standing again for election in Chatham Ward, Hackney prior to the London Local Elections in 2014.
**Update** More Evidence of Cllr Luke Akehurst's Pro Israel activities in Hackney