There is an argument that we should somehow be grateful that Jeremy Corbyn has condemned Sir Gerald Kaufman’s antisemitic rant, describing it as “unacceptable and deeply regrettable”. An argument, yes, but a bad one.
London’s mayoral elections have been some of the most personal in British political history. So prominent, and indeed notorious, have the past two holders of the role been, that only first names were needed: Ken and Boris.
Enter stage left, Sadiq. Labour’s former Communities Minister, Sadiq Khan, won the race to fight to reclaim City Hall from the Conservatives earlier this month.