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Labour anti-Semitism row: Don't attack messengers, says Thornberry


Labour should listen "to the message" rather than "going for the messengers" when it comes to anti-Semitism, the shadow foreign secretary has said.

The party has insisted claims aired by BBC Panorama were inaccurate and made by "disaffected" former staff.

But Emily Thornberry told Andrew Marr "nobody can pretend there isn't an ongoing problem" within Labour.

Jewish Labour MP Dame Margaret Hodge said the party was at "a tipping point" on the issue.

"If the leadership doesn't start to listen now there will be many more people who will feel so uncomfortable within the Labour Party that they ...


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