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Jewish News Labour hustings moved to bigger venue after one-hour sell out

Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy and Emily Thornberry will take part in heated debate chaired by ITV political editor Robert Peston at the Liberal Jewish Synagogue

Justin Cohen is the News Editor at the Jewish News

The community’s only Labour leadership hustings is moving to a 900-seat venue after tickets sold out in under an hour.

The event will see frontrunner Sir Keir Starmer, Rebecca Long-Bailey, Lisa Nandy and Emily Thornberry quizzed at Liberal Jewish Synagogue in an event chaired by ITV political editor Robert Peston. It is organised by Jewish News, Jewish Labour Movement and Labour Friends of Israel.

The 13 February hustings will be a key moment for the contenders to be tackled on their response to antisemitism in the party over the last four years and set out their plans to address the scourge and the upcoming report of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission. They will also face questions on a range of domestic and international topics, both of specific communal and wider national interest.

  •  The 90 minute event will kick off at 7.15pm Tickets can be booked via http://www.jewishlabour.uk. Those that booked via JW3 have been contacted with details to transfer their tickets to the new venue.
  • Tickets have been put aside for those who have already booked but it will be necessary to re-register to confirm entry to the new venue.

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