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Education secretary Gavin Williamson - Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Labour Party

No 10 accused of ‘growing catalogue of cronyism’ after appointment of Gavin Williamson’s friend James Wharton

Labour’s shadow education minister has called on Tory peer James Wharton to resign his party’s whip after being appointed chair of the universities watchdog. Kate Green said Wharton’s appointment to the Office for Students (OfS) was the latest in a “growing catalogue of cronyism” committed by the government. The Tory peer was confirmed as chair on Tuesday afternoon, despite the Commons […]
Bonnie Greer during a Women in the World conference. Picture: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive/PA Images - Credit: PA Archive/PA Images

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Question Time: Labour supporter says EHRC anti-Semitism report made her ‘sick’

Longstanding Labour supporter Bonnie Greer has said she felt “sick” after discovering the extent of the party’s anti-Semitism problems in a report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). Greer, who writes for The New European, gave a stinging assessment of the Labour Party’s failure to tackle the treatment and harassment of Jewish people during an appearance on Question […]
Rachel Reeves, Keir Starmers shadow cabinet minister. Photo: BBC One. - Credit: BBC One

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Labour calls for probe into government’s Covid-19 contracts after leaked documents show they were given to ‘VIPs’

Labour is demanding an investigation into a leaked dossier which shows hundreds of millions of pounds worth of coronavirus contracts were handed to “VIPs”. Documents leaked by the Good Law Project, an anti-corruption watchdog, allegedly expose special procurement channels that allowed contractors to bid for work without needing to undergo the normal tendering process. The organisation – which has […]
Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn campaigning for his party before the European elections - Credit: PA

Labour Party

Jeremy Corbyn claims EHRC report was ‘dramatically overstated for political reasons’

Jeremy Corbyn has rejected the findings of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s investigation into anti-Semitism in Labour under his leadership. In a post on Facebook, he claimed that the findings were “dramatically overstated” but denounced anti-Semitism. He wrote: “Anti-semitism is absolutely abhorrent, wrong and responsible for some of humanity’s greatest crimes. “As Leader of the […]