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Len McCluskey: the whole Labour anti-Semitism issue is ‘contrived’

Jeremy Corbyn’s supporters in the Labour party have been on the defensive today, following the announcement that a group of moderate MPs have defected from the party. In particular, the Independent Group’s scathing description of Labour as ‘institutionally anti-Semitic’ has left many worried that the charge may harm their electoral chances.

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