Full extent of Labour's anti-Semitism problem revealed

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Full extent of Labour’s anti-Semitism problem revealed as party admits  receiving hundreds of complaints

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn 
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn  Credit: PA 

Labour has received nearly 700 complaints of anti-Semitism in the past nine months but has expelled just 12 party activists, it was revealed on Monday. 

Jennie Formby, the party’s general secretary, has bowed to the demands of MPs and published data which for the first time exposes the true extent of Labour’s anti-Semitism crisis

The disclosure has prompted a furious backlash among MPs, who have accused the Labour leadership of “shocking cowardice” after they failed to turn up to a meeting in Parliament to address their concerns. 

Others hit out at the “unacceptable” number of expulsions, with a number of Jewish MPs reading out examples of anti-Semitic abuse they had received from members who…

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