Antisemitism is vile, says Corbyn after rabbi’s criticism

Labour leader says there is no place for antisemitism in party and it will not be tolerated Jeremy Corbyn has reiterated his belief that there is no place in Labour for antisemitism and vowed it would not be tolerated following claims from the chief rabbi that he has allowed the party to become poisoned with antisemitism. Justin Welby, in effecttweet highlighting the deep sense of insecurity and fear felt by many British Jews. At the launch of the partys race and faith manifesto, Corbyn said: Antisemitism in any form is vile and wrong. It is an evil within our society there is no place for it and under a Labour government it will not be tolerated in any form whatsoever. …

Jeremy Corbyn urges public to vote for ‘manifesto of hope’

Investment blitz promised as experts taken aback by scale of Labours tax and spend plans Jeremy Corbyn has urged the public to vote for his manifesto of hope as he unveiled plans for the most dramatic increase in tax and spending in more than half a century if Labour wins power next months general election. In an upbeat launch event at Birmingham City University, the Labour leader said he welcomed the hostility of the billionaires, bad bosses and dodgy landlords who would lose out from his policies. Experts were taken aback by the scale of Labours spending plans, which dwarfed the substantial increase in the size of the state envisaged in the partys 2017 manifesto. Universal free broadband, delivered by …