Whilst Liberal Democrat Baroness Jenny Tonge and Liberal Democrat Councillor and former MP David Ward have baited Jews in recent weeks, the Liberal Democrats have allowed both to remain Party members and Party leader Tim Farron has even defended David Ward.
Whilst Tim Farron appears to take no action whatsoever against two senior figures in his Party over complaints of antisemitism, a Jewish former candidate for the Party has decided to leave.
Matthew Harris, who stood as the Liberal Democrat candidate to become MP for Hendon in 2010 has had enough. In a blog post he wrote that the Party’s decision to defend Baroness Tonge was the “final straw”.
The Liberal Democrats have so far declined to answer Campaign Against Antisemitism’s letter regarding antisemitism in the Party.