Labour MP Naz Shah - once suspended in anti-Semitism row - made Shadow Equalities minister

Mail Online | 7/10/2018 | Sebastian Murphy-bates For Mailonline
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A Labour MP once suspended in a row over anti-Semitism has been made shadow equalities minister.

Naz Shah was stripped of the parliamentary whip and barred from party activity for three months in 2016 while an investigation was carried out.

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It followed the unearthing of a 2014 Facebook post in which she shared a graphic of Israel's outline superimposed on to a map of the US under the headline: Solution for Israel-Palestine Conflict - Relocate Israel into United States, with the comment: 'Problem solved.'

A Twitter post later emerged in which she urged supporters of the Palestinians to vote in an online poll on Israeli military action, claiming that 'the Jews are rallying' to skew the result.

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Ms Shah later admitted she was 'ignorant' about discrimination against Jews and said she was determined to win back the community's trust.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn made the Bradford West MP shadow minister for women and equalities as he announced other appointments to fill vacancies or maternity cover in his frontbench team.


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