By David Wilcock, Whitehall Correspondent For Mailonline
Published: 14:23 GMT, 28 February 2019 | Updated: 08:32 GMT, 1 March 2019
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell was involved in a furious bust-up with two senior Labour backbenchers live on television last night after defending the handling of a previous anti-Semitism case.
Jeremy Corbyn's right-hand man was caught up in a fiery exchange with Lisa Nandy and Wes Streeting on ITV's Peston over the suspension of his former aide, the Bradford MP Naz Shah in 2016.
Mrs Shah, who beat George Galloway for the Bradford West seat at the 2015 election, shared an image on Twitter in August 2014 which called for Israel to be relocated to the US and claimed this would be the 'solution for Israel-Palestine conflict'.
She was subsequently suspended from the party, sacked as a parliamentary private secretary to Mr McDonnell and forced to make a grovelling apology.
John McDonnell told ITV's Peston the way the party dealt with the 2016 case of Naz Shah, his former aide, was 'a shining example' of how to deal with anti-Semitism
But former shadow minister Lisa Nandy (left) said that Mrs Shah was only suspended after pressure from Labour MPs on Jeremy Corbyn's reluctant top team
Mr McDonnell tried to claim on Wednesday night that the way she was dealt with was 'a shining example' of how to deal with anti-Semitism and that