Formby denies Labour leadership is ignoring MPs on antisemitism

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General secretary says public criticism is causing distress to staff working on crisis Labour’s general secretary has defended her absence from a parliamentary party meeting on antisemitism and warned MPs against attacking staff dealing with the crisis. Jennie Formby wrote to MPs on Tuesday night in response to a letter by several MPs expressing their anger that no one from the party leadership had taken questions at Monday night’s meeting about the news that the party had investigated 673 cases of alleged antisemitism and expelled 12 members. Formby, who released the figures to MPs before …

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