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Starmer is passing the antisemitism test as surely as his predecessor failed it

The leader has refused Corbyn readmission to the parliamentary fold. Good.

By Rachel Sylvester  

Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Archive/PA Images

Keir Starmer wasted no time in declaring that Jeremy Corbyn would not have the Labour whip restored today—ensuring the announcement was made before he could be goaded on the issue of antisemitism by Boris Johnson at Prime Minister’s Questions. The Labour leader was quick and decisive in refusing to let his predecessor back into the parliamentary fold even though the party’s ruling body had ended Corbyn’s suspension from party membership. He was also right.

This is not just a question of process, although the disciplinary…

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