Andrew Dismore, Labour MP for Hendon (pictured) and the most expensive MP in London, said the Koshergate posters were not deliberately designed to be anti-Semitic, but did show insensitivity. “I can understand why some people might find them anti-Semitic… I hope this won’t happen again.”
Probably a wise thing for him to say, since once-Tory Hendon neighbours Golder’s Green where the Tory candidate, Andrew Mennear, made the running with the issue. With Ken running his own intifada with the London Evening Standard Labour may pay a price in London for its Muslim-vote-grabbing. In the case of Dismore the price would be well worth paying and would save taxpayers a lot.
Incidentally – did anyone ever get a reply in the “Big Conversation”? Even an email from Alastair Campbell?
“This is, at its heart, a matter of public trust,” he told the PM, concluding: “I cannot reconcile the terms of the proposed deal with the promises we made to the country in our manifesto at the last election… I believe that the regulatory regime proposed for Northern Ireland presents a very real threat to the integrity of the United Kingdom. I cannot support an indefinite backstop arrangement, where the EU holds a veto over our ability to exit…”