Gordon Brown calls on Labour to adopt IHRA antisemitism code

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Former leader says party must back definition ‘unequivocally’ ahead of crunch NEC vote

Gordon Brown has called on Labour to support the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of antisemitism “unanimously, unequivocally and immediately”, saying he “cannot be silent on an issue so fundamental to our future”.

The former prime minister was speaking at the Jewish Labour Movement’s annual conference, two days before the party’s ruling national executive committee (NEC) has to decide whether to adopt the code in full with all its examples, at a time of internal turmoil over the issue.

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