Tom Watson accuses NEC member of being a ‘loud-mouthed bully’

Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson has accused a member of the party’s ruling body of being a “loud-mouthed bully” – after he was recorded criticising members of the Jewish community.

The National Executive Committee’s Peter Willsman suggested Jewish “Trump fanatics” were behind accusations of anti-Semitism in the party.

Mr Watson tweeted to say he was disgusted by the comments.

Mr Willsman, a supporter of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, has apologised.

Earlier this month, more than 60 British rabbis signed an open letter that said anti-Semitism in sections of the Labour Party was “severe and widespread”.

Read on… https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-45014771

4 thoughts on “Tom Watson accuses NEC member of being a ‘loud-mouthed bully’

  1. Will he be expelled or even suspended? Sarah Champion was made to resign simply for telling the truth. Willsman’s rant was full of lies. let’s see what happens to him!

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