A new investigation ordered by the Labour Party will attempt to resolve claims against left-leaning students at Oxford University.
But Jewish groups have called on the party to ensure the fresh inquiry focuses on allegations of antisemitism, rather than looking into suggestions of an alleged smear campaign against two Labour-supporting students.
Sections of the political left have a problem with antisemitism, according to one of Labour’s most prominent figures.
Chuka Umunna, who is investigating the reasons behind party’s declining appeal to ethnic minority voters, said it would be “disingenuous” to deny there was an issue to be tackled in regards to Jew-hatred.
Transport for London has been urged to outline the measures it will take to stop unauthorised anti-Israel posters appearing on the tube network in future.
Labour MPs Tulip Siddiq and Wes Streeting have today written to the transport group’s managing director to ask for a clearer response to this week’s spate of “subvertisements” on trains in the capital.
Politicians must help eradicate the "double standards" which British universities impose against Israel, it has been claimed.
Lord Grade told a House of Lords debate that "bigotry" was being incited on campuses in Britain and highlighted the funding of academia by what he said were countries with "abhorrent" human rights records.