Anti-Semitism: Labour drops Hodge probe despite refusal to apologise

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Labour has dropped its inquiry into Dame Margaret Hodge despite her refusal to apologise over a confrontation with Jeremy Corbyn about anti-Semitism. Dame Margaret tweeted she was pleased the party had scrapped any action but added neither side had apologised. … Continue reading

Labour risks ‘eternal shame’ over anti-Semitism, says Tom Watson

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Labour’s deputy leader warns his party may “disappear into a vortex of eternal shame” and render itself unfit to lead if it does not tackle anti-Semitism. Tom Watson told the Observer that Jeremy Corbyn should adopt all the examples in … Continue reading

Margaret Hodge confronts Jeremy Corbyn in antisemitism row

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A Jewish Labour MP was alleged to have called Jeremy Corbyn an antisemite and racist last night after the party approved a new definition of antisemitism. Labour’s national executive committee overrode the concerns of more than 65 senior British rabbis … Continue reading

The Times go for Hodge !

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Labour chief given £1.5m shares from tax haven Labour’s fiercest critic of tax avoidance and “secretive” offshore funds has received more than £1.5 million in shares from the tax haven of Liechtenstein. The money came through a controversial scheme that … Continue reading