Independence day for Labour complaints
This article first appeared in the Times Red Box, on 27 September 2021
The vote by the Labour Party Conference to adopt an independent disciplinary system to address antisemitism in the party was born of a moral, political and legal imperative.
Moral, because we are supposed to be a party committed to fighting racists, not harbouring them.
Political, because who can doubt that the stain of Labour antisemitism told voters all they needed to know about Jeremy Corbyn.