The House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee has just issued its report ‘Antisemitism in the UK’ in response to concerns about “an increase in prejudice and violence against Jewish communities” and “an increase in far-right extremist activity”. It was also prompted by allegations of antisemitism in political parties and university campuses.
The following observations are based on the report’s Conclusions and Recommendations, which is as far as most people will read.
- Israel is an ally of the UK Government and is generally regarded as a liberal democracy.
Hardly. It is no friend of the British people. Nor is it remotely a Western-style liberal democracy. We share few if any values. Continue reading »
Steven Woolfe is quitting Ukip because the party is “ungovernable” and beset by “infighting and toxicity”.
Mr Woolfe has resigned from the party with immediate effect in the wake of the altercation with another member of the party which left him hospitalised earlier this month.
In an article for The Telegraph, he said that the party “lacks direction, it lacks a purpose and it lacks any semblance of professional organisation”.
Mr Woolfe said he will now sit an independent MEP in the European Parliament.