Current Affairs UK

Keir Starmer asks Long-Bailey to step down over apparent endorsement of “anti-Semitic conspiracy theory”

On Monday, Labour leader Keir Starmer asked Shadow Education Secretary, Rebecca Long-Bailey, to step down, after she shared an article on Twitter that contained an “antisemitic conspiracy theory” relating to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.

Opinion

Keir Starmer is the runaway favourite for the Labour leadership – but is he too safe?

Keir Starmer is a clear favourite to win the Labour leadership in April. At the time of writing this, he has 129 CLP nominations and the backing of Community, Usdaw and the UK’s second largest trade union, UNISON. In the most recent first round polling he beats runner-up Rebecca Long-Bailey by 46% to 32%, and Read More…