Board of Deputies reacts to removal of Jackie Walker as vice chair of Momentum

October 5, 2016 - Board of Deputies - Share: Twitter Facebook

Board of Deputies Vice President Marie van der Zyl has welcomed the removal of Jackie Walker as Vice Chair of Momentum as well as her suspension from the Labour Party.

She said: This is a clear acknowledgement that her comments about Holocaust Memorial Day and antisemitism were crass, ignorant and wholly unacceptable. Antisemitism is a real, substantial problem in UK politics. Any suggestion that it is somehow an exaggerated or “weaponised” issue is therefore deeply offensive. We call on the Labour Party to expel her once and for all.”