VIDEO: Labour leadership hopefuls clash on anti-Semitism in debate
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VIDEO: Labour leadership hopefuls clash on anti-Semitism in debate

Watch Owen Smith accuse Jeremy Corbyn of failing to stamp out anti-Semitism in the party

Jack Mendel is the Online Editor at the Jewish News.

Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith   (Photo credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire)
Jeremy Corbyn and Owen Smith (Photo credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire)

The controversy surrounding anti-Semitism the Labour Party surfaced during a leadership debate on Thursday night, in which both contenders were heckled on the issue.

Owen Smith accused Jeremy Corbyn of failing to do enough to stamp out anti-Semitism in the Labour Party since he became leader.

The incumbent leader stressed that he was tackling the issue – having suspended 19 people for allegations of racism.

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