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Watchdog has the evidence to act on ‘antisemitic’ Labour


Labour could become the second party to be investigated by Britain’s equality watchdog. The party has been accused of failing to tackle antisemitism Christopher Furlong/Getty ImagesBritain’s equalities watchdog is expected to launch a full investigation into Labour after its failure to stamp out antisemitism in the party. Until now, the only party to have been investigated in the EHRC’s 12-year history was the British National Party. The watchdog’s board is expected to meet next month to discuss the evidence. When the EHRC began pre-enforcement proceedings against Labour last month, the party submitted a written response that is understood to ascribe the problem of antisemitism to a “small number of individuals”.


Source: The Times April 20, 2019 17:15 UTC



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