Labour MP Accused Of Antisemitism Promoted To Be Shadow Minister

Jeremy Corbyn has promoted a Labour MP once suspended in an antisemitism row to be his shadow equalities minister. 

Naz Shah lost the parliamentary whip and was barred from party activity for three months in 2016 while an investigation was carried out.

Her appointment will be controversial as it follows heavy criticism of Labour’s new code of conduct on antisemitism which does not adopt the full International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism.

Shah made a number of social media posts about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in 2014, which she conceded were antisemitic.

She later said that she was…

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