Governance and Legal Unit

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"The work of the Labour Party’s Governance and Legal Unit in relation to antisemitism, 2014-2019" is the title of a report commissioned by the party's General Secretary Jennie Formby, written in March 2020 and leaked via the Internet on 12 April 2020.[1]

On 22 April 2020 Socialist Campaign Group member Richard Burgon posted on his Facebook page a statement expressing concerns about the leaked Labour Party report and calling for swift action to be taken by the National Executive Committee against those found to have undermined Labour's General Election campaign:

"I've added my name to this statement from members of the Socialist Campaign Group of Labour MPs ahead of tomorrow's Labour Party NEC meeting.
"This outlines the steps we want to see from the investigation into recent allegations about senior party officials."[2]


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