An MP is taking the Labour Party to court over its decision to reinstate his suspension for his remarks about the party’s handling of anti-Semitism.

Chris Williamson had claimed the party was “too apologetic” on anti-Semitism.

His original suspension was lifted in June following a formal warning, but it was reimposed two days later after a backlash from Jewish groups.

Mr Williamson said he hoped to overturn the “unconstitutional” decision to “re-suspend me from the party I love”.

Mr Williamson, who has lodged legal papers with the High Court, tweeted that he had “dedicated my life to the Labour Party since I was 19-years-old, and I’m 63 next month”.

Labour MP suspended again over anti-Semitism row

A Labour spokeswoman said the Derby North MP’s case had been referred to

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