Zionist remarks draw official complaint against Jeremy Corbyn

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Leader is reported for antisemitism over speech made in 2013

Jeremy Corbyn has been made the subject of an official complaint to the Labour party over his suggestion in 2013 that some British Zionists do not understand “English irony”.

The Labour leader has since sought to clarify the remarks, which have ensured that the party remains embroiled in a row over its attitude towards antisemitism that has dragged on for months. Some MPs and peers are understood to be discussing the possibility of a kind of split, with one faction awaiting the outcome of the party’s handling of Brexit to decide what to do next.

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