Labour antisemitism report: Jeremy Corbyn says complaints ‘overstated’ as party found to have broken law
Jeremy Corbyn’s future in the Labour Party is in question after the former leader reacted to a damning report into antisemitism by saying complaints made during his tenure were “overstated”.
The Labour Party was found to have broken the law in its failure to handle antisemitism complaints and there were “serious failings” by its leadership, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has concluded.
An investigation into antisemitism in the party by the commission found it responsible for “unlawful acts of harassment and discrimination” – and said there was political interference into complaints.
It said Labour broke the law in three areas:
- Political interference in antisemitism complaints
- Failure to provide adequate training to…