LFI vice chair Michael Dugher: Labour must “expel those who perpetrate anti-Semitism”

LFI vice chair Michael Dugher has said  Labour must “root out those people who hold extreme views and expel those who perpetrate anti-Semitism” In a speech to Young UJIA last night, Michael Dugher said: “There is a problem of anti-Semitism in some parts of the Labour Party. “One of the challenges for Labour is that[…]

Joan Ryan calls for Baroness Royall’s report on anti-Semitism to be published in full

Rt Hon Joan Ryan MP, Chair of LFI, said: “We are disappointed at the NEC’s decision not to publish Jan Royall’s report in full, in contradiction of her express wishes. It makes it difficult to judge the report and opens the party to charges of a cover-up. Most importantly, for the victims of anti-Semitism, justice[…]

Joan Ryan MP welcomes Baroness Royall’s appointment as vice chair in the anti-Semitism inquiry

This news item was first published by the Jewish Chronicle on 16th May and the full story can be found here: http://www.thejc.com/news/uk-news/158247/head-inquiry-labour-antisemitism-shami-chakrabarti-reveals-she-has-joined-party The news that Baroness Royall was joining the inquiry was welcomed by Joan Ryan MP, chair of Labour Friends of Israel. In a statement, she said: “It is now obvious that the virulently anti-Israel[…]

Joan Ryan MP calls for suspension to UK aid to Palestine Authority after claims that funds are used for terrorists’ salaries

This article was published by Jewish News on 3 May 2016 and is available here: http://www.jewishnews.co.uk/lfi-chair-calls-for-end-to-uk-aid-to-palestinian-civil-servants-amid-terror-funding-claims/ MP calls for end to UK aid to Palestinian civil servants amid terror funding claims Labour Friends of Israel chair Joan Ryan has called for the suspension of UK government aid to Palestinian civil servants amid claims that funds are[…]