This looks an attempt by Labour MPs who can not accept that a great deal of their Membership are opposed to the right wing drift of the Leadership in which they supported the Tories Austerity Program and Attacks on Welfare."It should be halted," he said. "It is becoming a farce with long-standing members ... in danger of getting trumped by people who have opposed the Labour Party and want to break it up, expressly want to break it up - some of it is the Militant Tendency types coming back in."
They have voted loyal for the party held their noses when they voted and watched in despair as the MPs abstained rather than fight the Budgets welfare cuts and as the below (Which I've nicked from Welsh not British brilliant piece. I hope he doesn't mind)
These are not "Hard Left Members" but the sort of Labour member you would meet at a CND or protest in the 80's earnest but still faithful to a party that was already abandoning them and who were using the threat of Militant to shift to the right.
The problem for these members who still carry the flame of socialism is that he will lead a Labour Party that is already plotting to replace him.
Unfortunately for Plaid the majority of Corbyn's backer will be still Unionist at heart but as the SNP showed in May attitudes can change.