4 Sep 2018

Labour adopts new anti-Semitism definition

After months of acrimony, Labour’s leadership has backed down, as the party’s ruling body adopted the international Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s full definition of anti-Semitism, including all its examples – along with a statement declaring it would not undermine any freedom of speech on Israel or Palestinian rights.

But with noisy protests from both sides outside today’s NEC meeting, will this really draw a line under the damaging row?