Rebecca Long-Bailey breaks silence after being sacked by Sir Keir Starmer - 'Very sad'

REBECCA LONG-BAILEY has broken her silence days after being sacked as shadow education secretary, saying she knows full well "how painful the issue of anti-Semitism has been for the Jewish community".

Ms Long-Bailey was fired on Thursday after sharing an article online which contained an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory. Writing in The Guardian, Ms Long-Bailey discussed what led to the "mess" she found herself in after sharing the article by Maxine Peake, who lives in her Salford constituency. She said she took full responsibility for her actions and was determined not to ignore the issue of anti-Semitism.

She wrote: "I know how painful the issue of...
source: Express

2020-06-30 03:29
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