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Our activist @CJ_Appleby has written a powerful & emotional resignation letter to @JennieGenSec and @UKLabour.
His account of #labconf2018 describes a nightmarish atmosphere where outright hate speech was commonplace.
“I was a delegate at Conference in Liverpool. It wasn’t a welcoming place for a Jew.

At breakfast on Monday, I was joined by two people I’d not met before. They hadn’t met each other before. They were both delegates.
“The ease with which they segued from talking about breakfast to agreeing that Jews were “subhuman”, “didn’t deserve to be allowed to define what constitutes antisemitism” and should “be grateful we don’t make them eat bacon for breakfast every day” stunned me.
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% of British adults who "have not heard of them"

Barry Gardiner = 87%
Angela Rayner = 66%
Keir Starmer = 58%
John McDonnell = 50%
Tom Watson = 49%
Emily Thornberry = 49%
Shami Chakrabarti = 47%

Never overestimate how much ppl tune in

YouGov Sep19
#LabConf2018 #Lab2018
As I sit here in Twitter Land, I find it rather sobering that 47% of LABOUR voters have not heard of John McDonnell, 46% have not heard of Tom Watson, 56% have not heard of Keir Starmer, 48% of Shami Chakrabarti and 80% have not heard of Barry Gardiner
I'd also like a sit down with the 3% of 18-24 year olds who claim to have never heard of Jeremy Corbyn

Here are the crosstabs if anyone wants to dig around:…
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