UK Elections

UK Jewish community calls for clamp down on antisemitic MPs

Vice president for the Board, Amanda Bowman, said: 'We view with great concern the past conduct of a number of newly elected members of the House of Commons.'

Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn reacts at a launch event for the Labour party
Jewish candidate’s raised eyebrow at Corbyn comment goes viral

Brexit Party candidate’s facial expression of incredulity as UK Labour Party leader said his campaign had not 'descended into the gutter’ generated general merriment on social media

Ex-MP Ryan: Labour moderates must stand up against antisemitism

The former MP, who did not stand for reelection last week, told 'The Jerusalem Post' she’s “relieved” that Jeremy Corbyn did not become prime minister, as he would be “a disaster” in the role.

Let Brexit healing begin, Johnson says after commanding election victory

"I know that after five weeks, frankly, of electioneering, this country deserves a break from wrangling, a break from politics and a permanent break from talking about Brexit."

By REUTERS
13/12/2019
Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn will not lead his party into the next election

Labour Party MPs have responded angrily to the election loss, making Corbyn's position as leader untenable.

13/12/2019
How the UK Labour Party became a hotbed of antisemitism

Corbyn was an obscure Labour backbencher whose focus was on foreign policy and, in the run-up to the 2015 party primaries, was thought not to have met the 15 percent threshold.

By CNAAN LIPHSHIZ/JTA
13/12/2019
Corbyn's loss is Jews and Israel's gain – analysis

For the vast majority in Britain, this election had to do with Brexit. That was the main issue of the campaign, that is what this election was all about.

14/12/2019
Boris Johnson's Conservatives achieve historic landslide election win

The prime minister will now move ahead with plans to take the United Kingdom out of the European Union.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
13/12/2019
British Affairs: Brexit, antisemitism and Britain

British Jewish voters head to polls in fateful UK election

12/12/2019
Conservative leader Boris Johnson and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn are seen during a televised debate
Polls open in UK General Election

The election is widely seen as "Brexit" election, as incumbent Boris Johnson has pledged to take the UK out of the European Union

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
12/12/2019
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