James Forsyth James Forsyth

The dilemma facing Labour MPs at the next election

John McDonnell’s response to the latest episode in Labour’s anti-Semitism scandal is another reminder of how he grasps the political danger of this to the Corbyn project so much better than Corbyn himself does. The shadow Chancellor appears to get, in a way that Corbyn doesn’t, just how much this issue could damage Labour.

One of the striking things about politics right now is that the Corbynite economic agenda has become relatively uncontroversial within the Labour party.

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