Breaking: Keir Starmer sacks Rebecca Long-Bailey for ‘sharing anti-semetic post'

Happier times: Sir Keir Starmer with Rebecca Long-Bailey who he sacked today from the shadow cabinet
Happier times: Sir Keir Starmer with Rebecca Long-Bailey who he sacked today from the shadow cabinet - (Copyright PA)
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Labour leader Keir Starmer has sacked Rebecca Long-Bailey from Labour's shadow cabinet after she shared an article that ‘contained an antisemitic conspiracy theory’.

A spokesman for SirKeir aid: "This afternoon Keir Starmer asked Rebecca Long-Bailey to step down from the shadow cabinet.

"The article Rebecca shared earlier today contained an antisemitic conspiracy theory.

"As Leader of the Labour Party, Keir has been clear that restoring trust with the Jewish community is a number one priority.

"Antisemitism takes many different forms and it is important that we all are vigilant against it."

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