A party capable of indulging such poisonous conduct is capable of much else besides – and they could yet enter government.
Posts Tagged: Anti-Semitism
Seven points to reflect on during the coming weeks, including this: the centre ground of British politics is vacant.
The excuses have become dully predictable – we cannot allow this hatred itself to become a dully predictable party of everyday life, too.
Robert Halfon: A second referendum would be an insult to the people, a stunt worthy of a banana republic
Plus: Why it’s unfair to misrepresent Poland’s history; and the joy of a good book and a large cigar.
Our Executive Editor notes that while Opposition MPs continue to criticise the failings of their Party, they still haven’t actually done anything about it.
A focus on formal qualifications is a good start, but surely any programme is incomplete if it doesn’t tackle the underlying drivers of hate crime.
Eric Pickles: Netanyahu is in Britain. And the Duke of Cambridge will visit Israel – a sign that the two countries are drawing even closer.
But it is important to acknowledge that there are growing concerns within Israel about the rise of antisemitism in Britain.
Iman Atta: The call for an inquiry into Tory anti-Muslim prejudice isn’t new. We made it two years ago. It still stands.
Any investigation cannot predominantly be made up by Conservative politicians. Public scrutiny is key to building public confidence.
It wasn’t just about antisemitism. The Conservatives pledged to maintain weekly bin collections. Labour did not.
Nicky Morgan: For too long, the Party has appeased Brexiteer obsessives. It’s time for One Nation Tories to fight back.
The ‘bins and council tax’ message which resonated in the local elections needs to be turned into a ‘public services, security and cost of living’ message nationally.
As he does it again, we run Mark Wallace’s tribute to the former London Mayor’s greatest hit(ler)s.
“There can be no place in our party for anyone with racist views…I don’t see why it takes so long.”
WATCH: Gwynne says that platforms shouldn’t be shared with those expelled from Labour for anti-semitism
The Shadow HCLG Secretary says that Corbyn has made the principle very clear already.
Exclusive: Labour council candidate attacks #EnoughIsEnough protests as “Tories after jewish money” and not “real Jews”
Themba Msika, who fought a recent by-election for Labour, also claimed concerns about anti-semitism were “smears” intended to influence the local elections.
Berger on anti-semitism: “People have accused me of having two masters…that I am Tel Aviv’s servant…a paid-up Israeli operative.”
We reproduce the Labour MP’s full speech from yesterday’s Commons debate on the issue, in which she called on her party to expel Livingstone.