Hodge signals Labour antisemitism row may turn into battle to unseat Corbyn

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MP says adopting IHRA definition of antisemitism will not be enough and that leader ‘is the problem’

Margaret Hodge has signalled that Labour MPs critical of Jeremy Corbyn are digging in for a long struggle against his leadership as she suggested that the antisemitism row would only end if he stood aside.

The backbench MP told the Jewish Labour Movement (JLM) conference on Sunday that she would “stand and fight” within Labour as the argument about antisemitism in the party threatens to turn into a battle over its future.

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