Labour antisemitism row may affect election result, says McDonnell

Shadow chancellor says sorry to Jewish community, adding party was ‘doing everything possible’ to tackle issueLatest election news – live updatesThe shadow chancellor has expressed his concern that the row over antisemitism in Labour may have...

Labour antisemitism row may affect election result, says McDonnell

Shadow chancellor says sorry to Jewish community, adding party was ‘doing everything possible’ to tackle issue

The shadow chancellor has expressed his concern that the row over antisemitism in Labour may have an effect on the election result, adding that the party had “done everything we can possibly do” to tackle the problem.

In a BBC One interview on Sunday morning, John McDonnell apologised to the Jewish community for “the suffering we’ve inflicted on them”. He added: “I say to them, we’re doing everything possible and we are going to learn more lessons and we want to be the shining example of anti-racism that the Labour party should be.”

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