Troll suspended from Labour for targeting Rachel Riley was reported LAST YEAR ...

Rachel Riley today accused Labour of brushing antisemitism under the carpet. 

The star of Channel 4's Countdown has been abused by party supporters over her Jewish background as she has campaigned against antisemitism.

Speaking exclusively to MailOnline, Riley said: ‘People think this is some kind of game, attention seeking or politically motivated. It’s not. ‘

'Labour has been sweeping story after story (and much worse) like this, under the carpet for some time now. 

‘If the only way to get action, is by shaming the party on social media, and showing the public the type of racially motivated abuse and rhetoric, levelled at Jews and fighters against bigotry receive every day in its party’s name, what other choice is there?’ 

The TV host hit out as it was revealed that a Labour activist who was suspended from the party for trolling her was reported to the party over his anti-Semitic tweets last year.

Bob James was axed by the party in February after accusing Riley of prostituting her Jewish heritage with her campaign against anti-Semitism.

Saying that her campaign was 'poisoning the memory of her ancestors', he also accused Ms Riley of taking '30 pieces of silver' from the Tory Party, and had repeatedly compared Zionists to the Nazis.

But a leaked email shows labour chiefs ignored a complaint about Mr James's tweets last year. 

The presenter of the Channel 4 game show was also told her campaign against anti-Semitism in Jeremy Corbyn¿s party was ¿poisoning the memory of your ancestors¿

The presenter of the Channel 4 game show was also told her campaign against anti-Semitism in Jeremy Corbyn's party was 'poisoning the memory of your ancestors'

Labour member Bob James (pictured) has now been suspended by the party over the series of offensive tweets aimed at Ms Riley

Labour member Bob James (pictured) has now been suspended by the party over the series of offensive tweets aimed at Ms Riley

In now deleted tweets, Mr James said: 'Riley has been open about her dislike of Corbyn¿ You have to hand it to the Tory party for getting her to risk her career for 30 pieces of silver¿

In now deleted tweets, Mr James said: 'Riley has been open about her dislike of Corbyn… You have to hand it to the Tory party for getting her to risk her career for 30 pieces of silver'

He then accused her of prostituting her religion and poisoning he memory of her ancestors

He then accused her of prostituting her religion and poisoning he memory of her ancestors 

An email from the Labour complaints team to Mr Philipps shows that no action was taken

An email from the Labour complaints team to Mr Philipps shows that no action was taken

Mr James was first reported to the party in January 2018 by activist Euan Philipps from the

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