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    Jewish Group Passes Vote of no Confidence in Labour's Corbyn - Reports

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    Over the past few years, the UK Labour Party has been facing complains of anti-Semitism. Earlier, The Sunday Times informed that overall, 249 cases have been reported to the party, but that little or no action was taken. Labour, in turn, alleged that the data were inaccurate.

    The Jewish Labour Movement has passed a motion of no confidence in UK Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday. 

    This comes after earlier reports stated that despite previous allegations that the Labour Party hadn't been successful in handling numerous complains with regards to anti-Semitism, the Jewish Labour Movement would hold a vote of confidence in support of Jeremy Corbyn on Sunday. Earlier in the week, more than 100 Labour lawmakers submitted a letter to the group, urging it to stay with the party.

    However, Peter Mason, who serves as the organisation's national secretary, said in an interview with Sky News that Jewish members of the party have been "looking on in horror" at what has been happening in Labour in recent years adding that he was determined to vote no confidence.

    Labour has been facing allegations of anti-Semitism over the past few years. Several party members were suspended after it was revealed they had made anti-Semitic remarks. Corbyn has consistently rejected the accusations, pledging to redouble efforts to fight anti-Semitism within the party.


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