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Breaking: Jeremy Corbyn suspended from the Labour party
John Connolly
John Connolly

Breaking: Jeremy Corbyn suspended from the Labour party

Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been suspended from his party and had the whip removed, pending an investigation. This action was taken by the party after Corbyn commented on a report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, published today, into anti-Semitism in the Labour party.  Earlier today, Corbyn released a statement in response to the report, claiming that he rejected some of its findings and arguing that the scale of Labour's anti-Semitism problem had been 'dramatically overstated' for political reasons – which he also blamed on the media.  In response, the Labour party has acted to remove Corbyn from the party, while it investigates his comments. In a statement, a spokesperson from the Labour party said:'In light of his comments made today and his failure to retract them subsequently, the Labour Party has suspended Jeremy Corbyn pending investigation.

Breaking: Jeremy Corbyn suspended from the Labour party
John Connolly
John Connolly

Breaking: Jeremy Corbyn suspended from the Labour party

Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been suspended from his party and had the whip removed, pending an investigation. This action was taken by the party after Corbyn commented on a report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission, published today, into anti-Semitism in the Labour party.  Earlier today, Corbyn released a statement in response to the report, claiming that he rejected some of its findings and arguing that the scale of Labour's anti-Semitism problem had been 'dramatically overstated' for political reasons – which he also blamed on the media.  In response, the Labour party has acted to remove Corbyn from the party, while it investigates his comments. In a statement, a spokesperson from the Labour party said:'In light of his comments made today and his failure to retract them subsequently, the Labour Party has suspended Jeremy Corbyn pending investigation.

Breaking: Jeremy Corbyn suspended from the Labour party

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