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Unravelling the charge of Labour Party anti-semitism

Morning Star Online - ‎56 minutes ago‎
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 - ‎5 hours ago‎
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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Ghost of Blair continues to haunt Labour

BBC News - ‎22 hours ago‎
The Labour Party is still haunted by the manifest success and equally spectacular failure of Tony Blair. Mr Blair has just suggested that simple lessons should be learnt about genies and bottles, saying: "We underestimated profoundly the forces that ...

Former government Minister Brendan Howlin to lead Labour Party

IrishCentral - ‎15 hours ago‎
Brendan Howlin, pictured at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in Dublin at a press conference after he was elected as Labour Party leader. Photo by: Former government minister Brendan Howlin is the new leader of the Labour ...

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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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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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!

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.

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.
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Alan Johnson MP launches Slough Labour Party's Labour In For Britain Campaign ahead of EU referendum

Slough and Windsor Observer - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Alan Johnson MP, who used to work as a postman on the Britwell estate, spoke at the Aspire Centre in Edinburgh Avenue as he launched the Slough Labour Party's Labour In For Britain campaign. Mr Johnson, who was celebrating his 66th birthday with the ...
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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 ...
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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.

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.

Barnet's Labour party calls for thorough investigation into recent 'election shambles'

Times Series - ‎May 25, 2016‎
A WIDER and more thorough review into the recent election blunder has been proposed by Barnet's Labour Group. Opposition leader Barry Rawlings's motion calling for a more comprehensive investigation into what went wrong was agreed by all councillors ...

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.

Labour's answers lie in its losses, not its victories

The Guardian - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Abraham Wald, a mathematician by trade, knew nothing about aviation or the British Labour party when he fled Austria in 1938.

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.
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UK Labour Party's obsessive anti-Zionism is shared by the Far Right

Jerusalem Post Israel News (blog) - ‎May 22, 2016‎
It is no secret that Jeremy Corbyn, the leader of the British Labour Party, is a man of the militant Left and a “friend” of Hamas and Hezbollah.