Labour MP spoke during televised interview
Reinstated Labour MP Chris Williamson has reached out to Jewish community leaders during a televised interview.
Speaking to RT, Williamson reaffirmed his commitment to fighting ‘racism in all its forms’ and said he would like to ‘work in tandem’ with the Board of Deputies (BoD) as ‘allies’:
Momentum founder Jon Lansman ignored Williamson’s gesture and chose instead to attack a tweet by Williamson thanking Labour members for their support for its supposed lack of contrition – but was taken to task by others pointing out Williamson’s comments to RT above.
Right-wing Labour MPs, meanwhile, were too busy trying to pressure Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn into interfering in the party’s disciplinary process – a screeching u-turn on their previous outrage at false media reports of such interference – to show any sign that they noticed or recognised Williamson’s attempt to build bridges.
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