General Election 2019: Fresh blow to Labour as David Blunkett reveals 'despair' at party's 'anti-Semitism'
Labour's election campaign has suffered another heavy blow as former home secretary David Blunkett said the "anti-Semitism" and "thuggery" in the party makes him "despair".
Lord Blunkett, who was an MP for 28 years and now sits as a Labour peer in the upper chamber, said the likelihood of Jeremy Corbyn winning a majority was "extraordinarily slim".
But he urged moderates within the party to "stay and fight" to ensure the "voice of reason" prevailed, following deputy leader Tom Watson's decision to stand down.
The former Cabinet... read more