Labour MP Ian Austin quits the party over ‘culture of antisemitism’ - News Summed Up

Labour MP Ian Austin quits the party over ‘culture of antisemitism’


On Friday he said: “I am appalled at the offence and distress Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour party have caused to Jewish people. Facebook Twitter Pinterest Eight Labour MPs who quit to form the Independent Group have been joined by three former Tories. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PABut Austin told his local newspaper he had not spoken to TIG. Austin told the Express & Star that, under Corbyn, Labour had altered. A party spokesperson said: “We regret that Ian Austin has left the Labour party.


Source: The Guardian February 22, 2019 09:11 UTC



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