By Claire Ellicott Political Correspondent For The Daily Mail
Published: 00:49 BST, 16 May 2019 | Updated: 01:39 BST, 16 May 2019
A huge dossier of leaked messages detailing Labour’s handling of its anti-Semitism crisis is to be submitted to the equalities watchdog.
It contains a large body of evidence against the leadership, according to the former staffers who compiled it.
Labour is the first party since the BNP to face a formal investigation by the Equalities and Human Rights Commission.
Former staffers are also expected to submit copies of WhatsApp conversations from their time at Labour headquarters, as well as sworn affidavits detailing the efforts to protect Jeremy Corbyn loyalists. The Labour leader is pictured above [File photo]
The anti-Semitism scandal has led to the defections of several MPs, including Luciana Berger, who is Jewish.
The dossier details 100,000 emails, including tens of thousands showing how Labour ignored