With so many spin doctors and fixers among Corbyn’s apparatchiks one would’ve thought they could have come up with a decent public relations response to this week’s Panorama expose of Labour’s anti-Semitism crisis. What might that have looked like?
“The Labour Party is an anti-racist Party with a long and proud history of standing up to prejudice. As such, we hold ourselves to the very highest standards and are taking the issues raised by Panorama very seriously indeed.”
The beleaguered Speaker insists he broke with parliamentary precedent to protect Labour MPs from threats.