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What are the conclusions of the leaked Labour antisemitism report?

You can read (all 850 pages) yourself! The conclusions as stated in the report are: Labour party structures were not equipped to deal with [anti-semitism] An abnormal intensity of factional ...
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What does Corbyn mean by "can't we go back to when Ukraine was a nuclear-free country!?"?

This video is from March 9th, 2014, in the context of Russia's invasion of Crimea - not the most recent invasion which began in 2022. The quote is referring to the renewed debate at that time over ...
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What was Jeremy Corbyn’s involvement in the Northern Ireland peace process?

There's no evidence that Corbyn advocates terrorism or other kinds of violence and he has consistently stated his opposition to violence. If "sympathise" means agree, approve, favourable to, support, ...
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Differences between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn's opinion on selling arms to Saudi Arabia?

Jeremy Corbyn has repeatedly said he would stop selling arms to Saudi Arabia. He said: Labour will re-examine the arms export licensing regulations to ensure that all British arms exports are ...
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Has Labour failed to deal with antisemitism within their party?

Since 2015 when Jeremy Corbyn took over the leadership of the Labour party, it has been beset by accusations of antisemitism. The instances are detailed in multiple articles and questions on the site. ...
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What are the long term benefits of renationalising the trains in the UK?

Background Britain's railways were nationalised by Labour in 1948 and returned to private hands by John Major's Conservative government in 1993. Labour was initially committed to renationalisation ...
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What was Jeremy Corbyn’s involvement in the Northern Ireland peace process?

Here is an account of his historical involvement with the NI peace process from Channel 4 factcheckers. TL;DR: Corbyn was a professional muck-stirrer for most of his career. He took an unpopular ...
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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn's viewpoint on Same-sex marriage

Theresa May's position She did pledge support for same-sex marriage in May 2012 when she was Home Secretary: Theresa May, the Conservative home secretary, has pledged her personal support for gay ...
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Why didn't Labour's 2017 manifesto contain a commitment to abolish the House of Lords?

Did the 2017 manifesto represent an actual change in policy from 2015? Yes. In the absence of a clear manifesto commitment to a policy, it is harder for Labour to claim it has an electoral mandate ...
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Public opinion: Jeremy Corbyn for Prime Minister

To add to @SleepingGod's answer, a survey released by YouGov on behalf of The Times asked this very question. They compared the dates from 5-7th June to 21st-22nd June and the results are as follows: ...
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Why is Labour sticking with Jeremy Corbyn?

I'm guessing it has everything to do with the power structure of the Labour party. For example, Wikipedia says A vote of no confidence in Corbyn was made by the parliamentary party on 28 June [2016], ...
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Is there a mechanism for forcibly removing the leader of the Labour Party?

The Labour Party Rulebook defines how challenges to the leadership function. Chapter 4, Clause II (2)(B)(ii) (Page 21): Where there is no vacancy, nominations may be sought by potential ...
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How could another UK election happen?

Very simply as long as he can pass an amendment on the Queen's Speech, and no one can govern effectively. At the start of every parliament, the Queen will deliver a speech outlining the new policies ...
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Has Labour failed to deal with antisemitism within their party?

It is considered so serious that the Equality and Human Rights Commission has opened an investigation into it (the EHRC will report in 2020). Initially: Having received a number of complaints ...
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Why is Labour sticking with Jeremy Corbyn?

Corbyn did remarkably well at the last election, making up huge ground against the Tories. Therefore going in to another election he seems like a good bet, as he has a proven track record when it ...
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Public opinion: Jeremy Corbyn for Prime Minister

This is the best polling data that I could find specifically in relation to public opinion on Jeremy corbyn On April 18th 2017: (2 days after the snap election was called) YouGov reported that when ...
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