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Jeremy Corbyn 'failed to reply' to Israeli Labour on fears of antisemitism

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
Jeremy Corbyn faced fresh criticism over his handling of antisemitism allegations after Labour's sister party in Israel said it had had no reply to a letter its leader sent to him a month ago expressing dismay and inviting him to Jerusalem to see the ...

Calne Labour Party air pollution hot spot protest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald - ‎May 27, 2016‎
LABOUR Party activists, protesting against high levels of pollution in Calne, are calling for a drastic reduction in the number of lorries driving through the town.

Unravelling the charge of Labour Party anti-semitism

Morning Star Online - ‎May 26, 2016‎
A s Labour Party members, we welcome the Chakrabarti inquiry into anti-semitism and other forms of racism in the Labour Party. Its chair, Shami Chakrabarti, and vice-chair, David Feldman, are both internationally known as expert, fair and able. The ...
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Corbyn orders review to ready Labour for potential snap election

The Guardian - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Jeremy Corbyn has asked Lord Kerslake, the former head of the civil service, to carry out a review of Labour's internal structures as part of a package of measures aimed at putting the party on a war footing in case of an early general election ...

Labour Party's leader choice is a 'big experiment': Ed Balls

CNBC - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Ed Balls, staple of Britain's Labour party and former Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, told CNBC on Wednesday that his party is in the process of a "big change," albeit not one he expected or supported.
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How Labour risks becoming a party without a country

New Statesman - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Conservative Party is preparing itself for a bloody civil war. Conservative MPs will tell anyone who wants to know (Labour MPs and journalists included) that there are 100 Conservative MPs sitting on letters calling for a leadership contest. When?

A liability to the Labour party

Bexhill Observer - ‎17 hours ago‎
Like many Labour Party members and supporters, we were appalled and disgusted at the news that Cllr Watson had defected to the Conservative Party though not surprised.
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The snobbery problem of the UK Labour party

Financial Times - ‎May 20, 2016‎
It is clear, judging by recent events, that the Labour party has a problem. And it is not just anti-Semitism. The intervention of two senior MPs has given the distinct impression that Labour is becoming a party of snobs.
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Rod Liddle suspended from Labour party for describing 'antisemitism as visceral for many Muslims'

The Independent - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Rod Liddle has been suspended from the Labour Party for a blog post about antisemitism within the party. The Labour Party confirmed the news to The Independent but said they could not comment on why he has been suspended. “Rod Liddle has been ...

It looks like the Labour Party accidentally sent everyone an email addressed to 'Firstname' - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Twitter users have been talking about an awkward email sent by the Labour Party, asking for support in the “remain” campaign.

Diane Abbott 'minimising' concerns about antisemitism within Labour party, claims Hackney rabbi

Hackney Citizen - ‎May 23, 2016‎
MP Diane Abbott has been accused of “minimising” concerns over antisemitism in the Labour party by a Hackney rabbi and former Labour councillor.

Antisemitism inquiry is 'the Labour party looking at itself in the mirror', says chair Shami Chakrabarti

Jewish Chronicle - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Shami Chakrabarti, chair of the Labour party's inquiry into antisemitism, has described the investigation as “the Labour party, looking at itself in the mirror”. Ms Chakrabarti, a lawyer and the former director of human rights group Liberty, also said ...
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Tony Blair was Labour's most successful leader. No wonder Jeremy Corbyn wants to destroy him - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The morphing of the Labour Party into Monty Python's Flying Circus is almost complete. In Monty Python and the Holy Grail there are a group of old crones whose response at key moments is to start chanting: "Burn the witch!
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Labour members not happy after receiving email addressed to 'Firstname' asking them to donate £20 - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The Labour Party have been criticised for sending members an email addressed to 'Firstname', amid fears that supporters are defecting to Ukip.

PMQs live: Osborne says Labour MPs are 'like rats leaving a sinking ship'

The Independent - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Chancellor said it was "no great revelation" that the Tories are divided, which is why the party committed to a vote.

Banbury Labour Party to debate EU vote

Banbury Guardian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
With only 4 weeks to go to the EU Referendum, Banbury Labour Party have invited Lord Stewart Wood, a Labour member of the House of Lords and an Oxford academic, to address a public meeting in support of the Labour In For Britain campaign.

UK Jewish groups call on Labour Party to suspend lawmaker

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎May 22, 2016‎
British Jewish groups and British lawmakers have called on the Labour Party to suspend a Member of Parliament who compared Israel to the Nazis.