The EHRC, the Labour Party and antisemitism

The Equality and Human Rights Commission has announced a formal investigation to determine whether the Labour Party “has unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish”:

“We are pleased that The Labour Party has committed to co-operate fully with this investigation. We contacted Labour after receiving a number of complaints about allegations of antisemitism in the Party. We have carefully considered the response we received from the Party and have now opened a formal investigation under section 20 of the Equality Act 2006 to further examine the concerns.”

The full terms of reference of the investigation are as follows: Continue reading