Labour MPs are calling on the party’s leadership to suspend former party member Ken Livingstone after the former London mayor said in a BBC Radio London interview that Adolf Hitler was a Zionist.
At least 15 MPs including Liz Kendall, Stella Creasy, and London mayoral candidate Sadiq Khan have called on Livingstone to be kicked out of party.
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Ken Livingstone’s comments are appalling and inexcusable. There must be no place for this in our Party.
— Sadiq Khan MP (@SadiqKhan) April 28, 2016
Ken Livingstone’s comments this morning were despicable – he should be suspended from the Party immediately.
— Tristram Hunt (@TristramHuntMP) April 28, 2016
We must not allow Labour’s proud history of fighting racism & prejudice to be put at any further risk. Ken Livingstone should be suspended.
— Liz Kendall (@leicesterliz) April 28, 2016