28 May 2019

Human rights body launches probe into Labour anti-Semitism allegations

Labour has promised to “fully co-operate” with an investigation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into allegations of anti-Semitism, saying it would help the party “build trust with the Jewish community”.

Labour has promised to “fully co-operate” with an investigation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into allegations of anti-Semitism, saying it would help the party “build trust with the Jewish community”.

But one leading Jewish Labour MP has told this programme she was “angry, upset and furious” that the watchdog had felt the need to intervene. This was as Alastair Campbell was kicked out of the party just days after admitting he’d voted for the Lib Dems.