Seven MPs have resigned from Labour and will create a new Independent Group in the House of Commons in the most significant split in British politics for a generation.
A group of seven Labour MPs have resigned from the party to create a new Independent Group in the House of Commons, in the most significant split in British politics since the breakaway of the Social Democratic Party in the 1980s.
A group of seven Labour MPs have resigned from the party to sit in the House of Commons as independents, in the most significant split to hit the party since the breakaway of the Social Democratic Party in the early 1980s.
Former Labour vice chairman Michael Dugher has said he is intending to leave the party, saying he now regards it as “institutionally anti-Semitic”.
Brexit is a factor in the “alarming” number of recent incidents of racism and other forms of discrimination in the game, according to a leading anti-discrimination campaigner.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has joined 200 survivors of the Holocaust and genocides to honour the millions of people who were murdered.
THE reinstatement of a former Labour MP suspended from the party over comments made about the Jewish community was described as “appalling” yesterday.
One in 20 UK adults does not believe the Holocaust took place, a survey suggests, while one in 12 believes its scale has been exaggerated.
Nicola Sturgeon has said the Jewish community are a “vital and valuable” part of Scottish society, following concerns over rising anti-Semitism in the UK.
Three men were arrested on suspicion of “racially aggravated public order offences” at Tuesday night’s Carabao Cup semi-final first leg between Tottenham and Chelsea at Wembley, the Metropolitan Police said.
Ivor Baddiel, the writer and director of a film about anti-Semitism, has asked football supporters to carefully consider their use of the Y-word.