The Labour Party has confirmed that it has suspended Jackie Walker, a vice-chair of Momentum, over alleged anti-semitic comments. Walker’s suspension comes as the party has also suspended several of their councillors this week for other alleged anti-semitic comments.
A Facebook post for February suggests that Walker wrote the Jews “were the chief financiers of the sugar and slave trade”.
Walker criticised the suspension and said:
“I have been suspended from the Labour Party for alleged anti-Semitic comments. I have been an active anti-racist trainer and campaigner for years, often in all white communities and in the most vulnerable situations”.