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Rebecca Long-Bailey defenders 'guilty of anti-Semitism' says Griffith

Shadow Welsh secretary says those condemning Rebecca Long-Bailey's sacking are guilty of anti-Semitism.
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Rebecca-Long Bailey: Ed Miliband says Labour left-wingers are not facing 'purge'

The party's former leader supports the sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey over a row about anti-Semitism.
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Labour party: Kate Green appointed as shadow education secretary

The Stretford and Urmston MP replaces Rebecca Long-Bailey, who was sacked from the role this week.
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UK coronavirus live: Boris Johnson tells people to stop 'taking too many liberties' on lockdown easing

PM makes statement after major incident in Bournemouth; three stabbed in Bournemouth fight; 186 people die of Covid-19 since yesterdayMultiple casualties in Glasgow incident – latestHancock says beaches may closePublic urged to comply with contact tracingHancock introduces ‘walk-through’ test centres 6.20pm BST Two primary schools are in a “stand-off” with a county council after their plans to get children back to school were rejected. Angry parents have started a petition and staged a prote...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Bournemouth, Glasgow, Boris Johnson, Keir Starmer, West Sussex, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Coronavirus outbreak


UK coronavirus live: council workers appeal for calm after 'frightening' levels of abuse on coast

Three stabbed in Bournemouth fight; 186 people die of Covid-19 since yesterday; police injured breaking up London music eventMultiple casualties in Glasgow incident – latestHancock says beaches may closePublic urged to comply with contact tracingHancock introduces ‘walk-through’ test centres 5.12pm BST Another three cases of coronavirus have been confirmed at a meat processing factory in the Midlands.Tulip Ltd confirmed on Friday that three employees, including two from the same household, h...
Tags: Politics, UK, London, UK News, Britain, Bournemouth, Glasgow, Keir Starmer, Meera Syal, Tulip, Jez Butterworth, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, Tulip Ltd, Midlands Tulip Ltd


UK coronavirus live: three men stabbed at Bournemouth beach; official Covid-19 death toll rises by 186

The men in their 20s were hurt in fight near pier; visitors told to stay away from beaches; police injured breaking up unlicensed music event in LondonGlasgow: multiple casualties reported in city centre incident – latestMatt Hancock says he could close beaches after major incidentHealth chiefs urge UK public to comply with contact-tracing rulesHancock introduces ‘walk-through’ test centres following fierce criticismPolice warn of Covid-19 risks as Liverpool fans celebrate title win 4.21pm BST...
Tags: Politics, UK, UK News, Liverpool, Bournemouth, Keir Starmer, Benidorm, Zoe Williams, Hancock, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Coronavirus outbreak, LondonGlasgow, Ben Waugh


UK coronavirus live: three men stabbed at Bournemouth beach; No 10 says it's councils' job to manage crowds

The men in their 20s were hurt in fight near pier; visitors told to stay away from beaches; police injured breaking up unlicensed music event in LondonMatt Hancock says he could close beaches after major incidentHealth chiefs urge UK public to comply with contact-tracing rulesHancock introduces ‘walk-through’ test centres following fierce criticismPolice warn of Covid-19 risks as Liverpool fans celebrate title win 1.28pm BST Nearly 1.4 million people in the UK cannot access public funds duri...
Tags: Politics, UK, England, UK News, Liverpool, Bournemouth, University of Oxford, Keir Starmer, Migration Observatory, Labour Liberal, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Coronavirus outbreak, NRPF, LondonMatt Hancock, BST Cross


Starmer faces backlash from leftwing MPs over Long-Bailey sacking

Labour MPs including Jeremy Corbyn met with the party leader to voice their objectionsJeremy Corbyn was among a group of leftwing Labour MPs who met Keir Starmer on Friday morning to express their concerns about the sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey, the Guardian understands.Starmer is facing a backlash from Labour leftwingers after abruptly removing Long-Bailey from her post as shadow education secretary on Thursday. Continue reading...
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Rebecca Long-Bailey sacking reignites Labour turmoil over antisemitism

Swift decision by Keir Starmer is praised by Jewish groups but condemned by Labour leftRebecca Long-Bailey sacked from shadow cabinet – updatesKeir Starmer is facing a showdown with the left of Labour after his ruthless sacking of Rebecca Long-Bailey reignited the party’s internal turmoil over the issue of antisemitism.In a swift and decisive move, Long-Bailey was summarily dismissed as shadow education secretary for sending an approving tweet about an interview in which the actor Maxine Peake s...
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Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked from shadow cabinet in antisemitism row - live

Shadow education secretary told to step down from shadow cabinet after sharing article on Twitter that included antisemitic conspiracy theoryKeir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey from shadow cabinetNo 10 backs Jenrick despite revelations over developmentViolence at street party in Brixton leaves more than 20 police injured 4.55pm BST From the Times’ Patrick MaguireI'm told a delegation of left frontbenchers is trying to secure a meeting with Starmer to discuss RLB's sacking 4.50pm BST H...
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Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked in anti-Semitism row

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says his "first priority" is tackling anti-Semitism after firing shadow minister.
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Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked by Keir Starmer over article 'including antisemitic conspiracy theory' - live

Shadow education secretary told to step down from shadow cabinet after sharing article on Twitter Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey from shadow cabinetNo 10 backs Jenrick despite revelations over developmentViolence at street party in Brixton leaves more than 20 police injured 4.25pm BST The FT’s Jim Pickard says Rebecca Long-Bailey may have read a version of the Maxine Peake interview before it was amended by the Independent.one problematic issue with the @RLong_Bailey sacking is that ...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, London, Scotland, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Amnesty International, Maxine Peake, Keir Starmer, Brixton, Peake, Starmer, Jim Pickard, Antisemitism


Labour leader sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey for sharing 'anti-Semitic article'

Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer says his "first priority" is tacking anti-Semitism after firing shadow minister.
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Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey for sharing 'anti-Semitic article'

Sir Keir Starmer says he has to restore trust with Jewish community after firing shadow education secretary.
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Rebecca Long-Bailey sacked from Labour shadow cabinet by Keir Starmer – UK politics live

Shadow education secretary sacked after sharing article on Twitter which included antisemitic conspiracy theoryKeir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey from shadow cabinetNo 10 backs Jenrick despite revelations over developmentViolence at street party in Brixton leaves more than 20 police injured 3.27pm BST From the Sunday Times’ Gabriel PogrundOne LOTO source notes that Long Bailey failed to condemn a member who blamed the "Israeli lobby" for the election defeat during a leadership hustings i...
Tags: Health, Politics, UK, Science, London, UK News, Infectious Diseases, Labour, Keir Starmer, Brixton, Peake, Board of Deputies of British Jews, Antisemitism, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Long Bailey, Marie van der Zyl


Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey from shadow cabinet

Labour leader’s spokesman says Long-Bailey shared article containing antisemitic conspiracy theoryRebecca Long-Bailey sacked from shadow cabinet – updatesKeir Starmer has sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey as shadow education secretary after she tweeted praise for an interview in which the actor Maxine Peake said the US police tactic of kneeling on someone’s neck was taught by the Israeli secret service.The Board of Deputies of British Jews had condemned Long-Bailey’s actions and called for her to delet...
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Keir Starmer gives Lisa Nandy foreign brief on new Labour frontbench

New leader brings in one former rival for key post but no role yet for Rebecca Long-BaileyKeir Starmer has made Lisa Nandy, one of the candidates he defeated to become Labour leader, his shadow foreign secretary, and Anneliese Dodds, who became an MP only in 2017, his shadow chancellor.Speaking before the first tranche of top appointments, the new Labour leader promised he would create a shadow cabinet balanced between the various wings of the party. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Labour party leadership, Labour, Keir Starmer, Lisa Nandy, Anneliese Dodds, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Rebecca Long BaileyKeir Starmer


How ‘tenacious, diligent’ Keir Starmer won over a shell-shocked party

The new leader’s aura of competence and message of unity won him the support of all sections of the partyA few days before Keir Starmer was crowned leader of the Labour party, one of his shadow cabinet colleagues, Jon Trickett, made this observation about the way he operates. “He just has this inner drive. I get this impression that he thinks he has been driven by fate.”This quiet sense of destiny and “innate hunger”, Trickett said, seemed to affect much that Starmer did, and how he behaved. “On...
Tags: Politics, UK News, Labour party leadership, Labour, Keir Starmer, Jeremy Corbyn, Keir, Starmer, Lisa Nandy, Jon Trickett, Trickett, Rebecca Long-Bailey


Keir Starmer wins Labour leadership election

Starmer beats Long-Bailey and Nandy to replace Corbyn, with Angela Rayner to be his deputyFollow the latest developmentsSir Keir Starmer has won the Labour leadership election with more than 56% of the vote, bringing an end to Jeremy Corbyn’s tenure of almost at the top of the party.Starmer, a former director of public prosecutions, won in the first round as the top choice of members, affiliates and registered supporters, with 490,731 votes cast overall. His nearest rival, Rebecca Long-Bailey, g...
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Keir Starmer elected as new Labour leader

The 57-year old MP defeats Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy in ballot of party members.
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Labour leadership: Starmer and Long-Bailey challenged over electability

Sir Keir Starmer and Rebecca Long-Bailey quizzed by Andrew Neil on whether they have what it takes.
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Labour leadership: Keir Starmer on course to win in first round – poll

Frontrunner on 53% ahead of Rebecca Long-Bailey on 31% and Lisa Nandy on 16%Keir Starmer has been predicted to win the Labour leadership contest in the first round with more than 50% of the vote, according to a poll by YouGov and Sky News.The frontrunner’s campaign was given a boost by the poll, which is the first to sample trade unionists and registered supporters as well as party members. It showed Starmer receiving 53% of the vote, ahead of Rebecca Long-Bailey on 31% and Lisa Nandy on 16%. Co...
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Starmer comes under fire from Long-Bailey and Nandy over Brexit

Labour leadership hustings saw frontrunner criticised for party’s ‘tone-deaf’ approachThe contenders to become Labour leader have clashed over Brexit and compulsory re-selection for MPs in an occasionally testy hustings event, with the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn intensifying as party members start to cast their ballots.At Tuesday night’s event in Manchester organised by the Guardian, frontrunner Sir Keir Starmer came under sustained fire from Rebecca Long-Bailey and Lisa Nandy over what the l...
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