29 Oct 2023

Labour Party ‘listening to all perspectives’ Gaza, says frontbench MP Peter Kyle

Labour says it won’t sack shadow cabinet members who rebel against the party’s position on the Israel-Hamas conflict.

Leader Sir Keir Starmer has refused to call for a ceasefire,  arguing instead for a brief “humanitarian pause” to allow in aid.

Senior party figures including London Mayor Sadiq Khan, Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham and Labour’s leader in Scotland, Anas Sarwar, have all broken ranks with their leader, and called for a ceasefire.

We spoke to Labour frontbencher Peter Kyle.