Don’t Pay UK is organised by middle-class Corbynista rabble determined to ‘break the system’

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Do not Pay UK, the marketing campaign calling for mass non-payment of gas payments, has been organised by hard-Left militants decided to create civil unrest and ‘break the system’, The Mail on Sunday can reveal.

To this point, Don’t Pay has maintained a cloak of anonymity, stating it was ‘began by a gaggle of us who’re mates’.

To this point, 105,000 individuals have pledged through the web site to cease paying their vitality payments from October 1 in response to hovering costs.

But in actuality, Don’t Pay is a political undertaking whose organisers have hyperlinks to a collection of direct motion campaigns together with Extinction Rise up and what they describe as ‘post-Corbyn initiatives’.

On the coronary heart of it’s Alessio Lunghi, 44, a veteran of the anarchist scene and recognized to police throughout Europe for serving to organise anti-capitalist riots. 

Alessio Lunghi (pictured in a web-based Do not Pay UK assembly), 44, is on the coronary heart of Do not Pay UK, the marketing campaign calling for the mass non-payment of gas payments 

This newspaper has uncovered a YouTube video during which Lunghi, a middle-class college drop-out, might be seen talking to activists in a web-based assembly.

‘Hello everybody, my identify’s Al from Don’t Pay,’ he says. ‘I reside in London. It’s been a really intense 5 weeks since we launched Don’t Pay. I’ll provide you with as a lot info as you need.’

Describing the marketing campaign as nameless for ‘varied causes which I received’t go into’, Lunghi says he’s linked to ‘an alliances working group’. ‘It’s the same old,’ he continues. 

Lunghi (pictured right, at a May Day parade in 2002) is a middle-class university drop out

Lunghi (pictured proper, at a Might Day parade in 2002) is a middle-class college drop out

‘We’ve acquired local weather NGOs, Extinction Rise up, Simply Cease Oil, some post-Corbyn initiatives, some unions, another type of social actions as nicely, housing unions, that need to help us.’

Revealing the marketing campaign’s true nature, he says: ‘We noticed vitality payments as being a type of level at which we felt a mass motion might come about. 

‘This may be a factor that may be deepened into a really severe political disaster on the dimensions we haven’t seen for 30 years within the UK.’

Direct motion campaigns equivalent to Don’t Pay have prompted disquiet amongst some conventional Left-wing activists, who regard them as counter-productive.

Talking on situation of anonymity, one activist with shut information of Britain’s militant fringe mentioned: ‘The anarchist motion Plan C is on the coronary heart of this. There’s this overarching plot occurring. 

To date, 105,000 people have pledged via the Don't Pay website to stop paying their energy bills from October 1 in response to soaring prices

To this point, 105,000 individuals have pledged through the Do not Pay web site to cease paying their vitality payments from October 1 in response to hovering costs

‘Don’t Pay wish to construct political infrastructure on the left for what occurs when the Labour Celebration destroys itself.’

Amongst these working with Mr Lunghi is activist Matthew Chessum, who is thought to have handed out Don’t Pay leaflets at a commerce union march in London on June 18 – the day Don’t Pay was based.

Mr Chessum is a former member of the Corbynite Momentum group. He refused to criticise violence throughout scholar protests of 2010, saying: ‘I don’t assume I’m going to wade in and condemn violence from protesters.’ 

He’s additionally linked to the Alliance for Staff’ Liberty, a Communist splinter group.

On the YouTube video, Lunghi is launched to Rob Callender, an Extinction Rise up veteran, yoga trainer and actor who has been in three episodes of Sport of Thrones.

Mr Lunghi, introduced up in Camberwell in South-East London, is claimed to have dropped out of his engineering diploma at London College after discovering anarchism.

Final evening, one other activist mentioned: ‘The issue with these guys is that they’re usually well-heeled, they don’t actually know what struggling is like. They’ve acquired no thought.’

Mr Lunghi and Mr Chessum couldn’t be reached for remark.

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