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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is 'alive and kicking' in Scotland

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour is 'alive and kicking' in Scotland

Needless to say, numerous group's members support Jeremy Corbyn and have joined the Labour Party since he became leader.

A spokesperson for Corbyn stressed in a comment to The Guardian on Thursday that Corbyn is not alleged to have said anything anti-Semitic in the group. I replied by Facebook message to a couple of things about a suggestion on the vote on recognising Palestine, which I supported, and inviting a doctor to speak at an event.

Corbyn will say Labour, which gained six Scottish seats in the snap general election a year ago, is "on the cusp" of winning in about 20 more.

With Labour winning seven Scottish constituencies at last year's general election, another 20 seats would see Mr Corbyn's party taking nearly half of the 59 Commons seats north of the Border.

"I have never trawled through the whole group". In one thread, a member comments "I$3 am reading Mein Kampf [by Adolf Hitler] ... everybody should be forced to read it, especially Jews who have their own agenda as to why they were not liked", reported the Jewish Press. "One of Mr. Corbyn's slogans is 'standing up, not standing by, ' but in this case he has not stood up but instead he actively joined in", said Joseph D. Glasman, head of Political and Government Investigations at Campaign Against Antisemitism.

Confronted yesterday, Mr Corbyn admitted being a member of the controversial group but denied ever seeing anti-Semitic posts.

"Any anti-Semitism in any form is wrong".

Labour would "negotiate a new and strong relationship with the single market", he said, appearing to rule out the call from some in Scotland for the party to commit to permanent membership.

"I know I've been criticised at times because I'm quite heavy on this, and I am heavy and so is Jeremy, we will not allow any racists within our party".

PA Wire  PA Images                   Campaigners say Corbyn has'serious questions to answer
PA Wire PA Images Campaigners say Corbyn has'serious questions to answer

An internal inquiry in 2016 found that Labour was not overrun by anti-Semitism or other forms of racism but that there was an occasionally "toxic atmosphere" within the party. It is appalling and we will not accept it.

Mr McDonnell also claimed Mr Corbyn "immediately" left the group when he discovered there were people expressing anti-Semitic views.

This, Mr Corbyn insisted, "shows why a Labour government is needed so badly to steer the negotiations in a sensible direction".

Corbyn posted several times in the group after being tagged in posts, according to Collier's report.

SCOTTISH Labour leader Richard Leonard sparked a civil war on the eve of his party's conference by blocking a vote on Brexit policy.

In response to the suspensions, Lord Rabbi Jonathan Sacks called on Labour to "adopt a zero-tolerance approach to antisemitism".

The fortunes of Scottish Labour have waned in the past two decades with the rise of the Scottish National Party (SNP), which has come in tandem with increasing devolution of powers from Westminster to Edinburgh.

"We won six seats for Scottish Labour at the last general election, and we are on the cusp of winning in around 20 more".

He added: "The conference delegates will have a choice as to whether they support the statement drawn up and agreed upon by the executive last night or whether they prefer to support the half a dozen local Labour parties who put forward the proposition that the Scottish Labour party at this stage should pin all its colours to the mast of continued membership of the single market".

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