Louise Ellman, a member UK’s parliament with the Labor opposition, has quit Jeremy Corbyn’s party after more 55 years years of membership.
Announcing the move on Wednesday, she said anti-Semitsm has been allowed to foster in the party since Corbyn took over it.
In a statement posted on Twitter, she also condemned the Labor leader of being unfit for the prime minister’s office.
“I have made the truly agonising decision to leave the Labour Party after 55 years. I can no longer advocate voting Labour when it risks Corbyn becoming PM. I will continue to serve the people of Liverpool Riverside as I have had the honour to do since 1997.”
“Jeremy Corbyn — who spent three decades on the back-benches consorting with, and never confronting, anti-Semites, Holocaust deniers and terrorists — has attracted the support of too many anti-Semites,” she wrote in her statement.
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