"After David Ward's candidacy emerged, a storm of protest from Jewish organisations forced party leader Tim Farron to criticise his adoption as a candidate, and then to sack him"

Farron axes Lib Dem candidate after day of confusion in anti-Semitism row

Lib Dem leader Tim Farron sacked former MP David Ward as a general election candidate after a storm over his past comments about Israel and Jews.

"Speaking in London, he framed the election as 'the establishment versus the people. It's our historic duty to make sure the people prevail.'"

Corbyn opens door to wealth taxes with attack on elites

Jeremy Corbyn launched his general election campaign with a passionate speech that opened the door to wealth taxes targeted at the rich

Attempts by the local party to force the MP to resign over the matter were quashed by Tory HQ last December

Tory MP faces battle with own local party over decision to stand in June election

Conservative MP comes under renewed pressure over football club loan

"Labour MP John Woodcock has said that he "will not countenance ever voting to make Jeremy Corbyn Britain's Prime Minister"

Labour MP: "I will not countenance ever voting to make Corbyn prime minister"

Blairite MP John Woodcock says he "will not countenance ever voting to make Jeremy Corbyn Britain's prime minister"


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