Corbyn still speaking for the party on its official website, over a year after page last updated
Former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is still – as of the time of writing – speaking for the Labour Party in its fight against antisemitism.
The party’s official page on the topic continues to show a video of Corbyn speaking as the party’s leader about the need to fight anti-Jewish racism – very nearly four months after Keir Starmer took over:
The launch of the new – or more accurately renewed – page in July last year was a challenge to Labour’s critics to welcome its clear position; one that was not taken up:
Neither the text nor the video has been amended in more than a year – no edit, according to the Wayback Machine archive, has taken place since that 21 July 2019 launch. The page continues to gives guidance – Corbyn’s and former general secretary Jennie Formby’s guidance – to Labour members in understanding and combating the poison of antisemitism, with a video from Corbyn underlining its importance:
Four months into Starmer’s leadership, nobody has got round to updating the party’s message or position – or even replacing Corbyn’s video with one by his successor.
You might almost think that the issue was not that important to the party as it veers hard right with Corbyn gone from his post if not from his relevance and popularity.
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