A number of Yorkshire Labour MPs are among those who have condemned that party over its decision not to expel Ken Livingstone following allegations of anti-semitism
Former leader Ed Miliband, and former shadow cabinet members Yvette Cooper and Michael Dugher have all criticised the move, with the latter describing it as “an embarrassing fudge”.
Ken Livingstone: Jeremy Corbyn announces new investigation
Ex-London mayor Ken Livingstone faces a new investigation into his comments about Hitler, Jeremy Corbyn says.
The Labour leader said that since being suspended on Tuesday night, Mr Livingstone had “continued to make offensive remarks which could open him to further disciplinary action”.
These will now be considered by the party’s ruling executive committee.
Mr Livingstone has defended his comments about Hitler and Zionism and vowed to fight his suspension.
He was suspended by Labour for two years – one year of which he has already served since making the original comments in April 2016.
Ken Livingstone faces second Labour probe over race remarks
Labour is to launch a new probe into Ken Livingstone’s behaviour in the wake of his suspension from the party over controversial comments regarding Adolf Hitler and Zionism, Jeremy Corbyn has said.