Attached below is a link to a submission that I have made to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s Investigation into the Labour Party.
The submission concerns a series of unfortunate and interconnected events that took place in the North Norfolk Labour Party (NNLP) over the period March-May 2019. In summary the party passed a resolution applauding the efforts of the leadership under Jeremy Corbyn to ‘weed out and deal with genuine antisemitic behaviour appropriately’. The resolution was presented to the local party by an individual who was subsequently placed under investigation for alleged antisemitism and suspended by the national party. The response of the local NNLP leadership was ill judged and damaging.
There are important lessons here in dealing with the antisemitism crisis that the Labour Party is facing. Although I have taken a break from blogging this issue is so important that I am bringing this evidence into the public domain.
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