Rebecca Long-Bailey was sacked within hours of a tweet which shared an anti-Semitic conspiracy theory – as Sir Keir Starmer declared it undermined his effort to rebuild relations with the Jewish community.
Jewish leaders have praised what they called Sir Keir’s “decisive leadership and firm action”.
But Ms Long-Bailey says the Labour leader refused to discuss it with her in person before she was dismissed.
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