On 23rd January 2004, it was reported that Baroness Tonge’s comments concerning suicide bombers  had been condemned as “completely unacceptable” by then Liberal Democrat leader, Charles Kennedy, and having been sacked as the party’s spokesperson for children, Baroness Tonge reportedly told the BBC that suicide bombers’ actions are “appalling and loathsome”.
Following her 2006 comments about the supposed “financial grips” of the “pro-Israeli lobby”, on 13th October 2006 it was reported that Baroness Tonge had been severely reprimanded by the then Liberal Democrat leader, Sir Menzies Campbell, who said that her comments had “clear antisemitic connotations”; however, she remained unapologetic, refusing to comment further. There was no further disciplinary sanction against her.
Following her comments about supposed organ harvesting, on 12th February 2010 it was reported that Baroness Tonge had been dismissed from her position as health spokesperson in the House of Lords. The then Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg, called her comments “wrong, distasteful and provocative” and said she had apologised “unreservedly” for any offence she had caused.
On 29th February 2012, it was reported that Baroness Tonge had rejected Nick Clegg’s call for her to apologise for her remarks about Israel made at Middlesex University, and that she had resigned the party whip.
She continued to sit in the House of Lords as an independent Liberal Democrat.
On October 27th 2016, following the meeting she had hosted in the House of Lords, it was reported that Baroness Tonge had been suspended by the Liberal Democrats but had then resigned from the party before any disciplinary process could be instigated. On 5th May 2017, it was reported that Baroness Tonge had apologised for posting the image in , blaming it on having been recovering from a heart attack. She was reported as saying: “I removed that post as soon as I focused on the cartoon. I had not seen the striped pyjamas at first and quickly realised how offensive it was. I apologise.”
On 28th August 2017, in response to admonishment by an activist regarding incident , she wrote that she would delete the post, although she suggested that the caricature could, in fact, be “an Arab looking horrified”.
In September 2017, Campaign Against Antisemitism approached Baroness Tonge for comment on incidents  –  and ; she responded: “All my comments over the years have been directed at the Government of Israel and not at Jewish people. I am not, and have never been, antisemitic but I am fiercely anti-injustice. Campaign Against Antisemitism is conflating the two.”
On 8th March 2018, it was reported that Baroness Tonge was a member of the notorious Palestine Live Facebook group, which had been discovered to include posts relating to Holocaust denial and a variety of antisemitic myths.
On 28th October 2018, it was reported that Baroness Tonge was facing calls for her to be removed from the House of Lords following her comments relating to the Pittsburgh massacre. The Campaign Against Antisemitism said that the Liberal Democrats, having secured her seat in the Lords, should now “actively campaign for her removal”. Likewise, the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Bristol West, reportedly tweeted: “If there is a way to remove her from the Lords it should be pursued immediately.”
On 29th October 2018, it was reported that the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, of which she was a longstanding patron, had written to her expressing “deep concern” over her comments, and saying that it would be considering “further steps”.
On 30th October 2018, Baroness Tonge announced on Facebook that she had resigned as a patron of PSC in order to “save them embarrassment”, commenting that it was a “sad day”.
On 16th December 2019, it was reported that nearly 90 peers had condemned Baroness Tonge’s comments in  in a letter written to The Daily Telegraph, reportedly describing them as “both shameful and in clear contravention of Britain’s adoption of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of antisemitism”. The letter continued: “Baroness Tonge has brought Parliament into disrepute and we demand that she withdraws her remarks and issues a full and unqualified apology without delay.”
On 2nd March 2020, it was reported that Lord Pickles, the Government’s Special Envoy for Post-Holocaust Issues, had called for Baroness Tonge’s remarks in  to be investigated, saying he had “not the slightest doubt that she has breached IHRA [International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance]’s modern definition of Antisemitism”, and continuing: “It is shameful that the only place where Jew-baiters are immune from the consequences of their bigotry is the Chamber of the House of Lords. The House Authorities must address this anomaly.”
In May 2020, Campaign Against Antisemitism wrote to Baroness Tonge requesting her comments on the matter above. She responded: “I am not nor ever have been antisemitic. To accuse me of such a foul sentiment you must first prove my intent to hold such a view and not merely take words out of context and mis interpret [sic] them. I campaign for the human rights of the Palestinian people and for international law to be upheld, which is why I criticise the Israeli government and its supporters.”