Frank Field MP resigns Labour whip over anti-Semitism row – UK

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Frank Field has announced he is resigning the Labour whip and will sit as an independent MP in Parliament.

The Birkenhead MP said he was quitting over “current excuses for the party’s toleration of anti-Semitism” and called on Labour to “regain its position as being the leading force against racism in this country”.

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He added Labour needed to “recognise the culture of nastiness, bullying, and intimidation that it has allowed to grow unchecked and expel local members whose public conduct is simply disgraceful”.

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Letter from Frank Field

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