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The Labour Party has suspended former leader Jeremy Corbyn from the party over his reaction to a highly critical report on anti-Semitism.
The human rights watchdog found Labour responsible for “unlawful” harassment and discrimination during Mr Corbyn’s years in charge of the party.
Corbyn later said the scale of anti-Semitism within Labour had been “dramatically overstated” by opponents.
A Labour Party spokesman said Jeremy Corbyn was being suspended “for a failure to retract” his words.
Newsnight’s Political Editor Nick Watt reports and Kirsty Wark is joined by Labour’s Deputy Leader, Angela Rayner.
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