Antisemitism in the UK Contents


Terms of Reference

Key Facts

1 Introduction

The rise of antisemitism

Antisemitism in political parties

Our inquiry

2 Defining antisemitism

Why define antisemitism?

The Macpherson definition

The IHRA and EUMC Definition

Criticism of the IHRA/EUMC definition

A proposed amended definition

Opposing ‘Zionism’

3 The rise of antisemitism

Reported and recorded antisemitic incidents

Public attitudes

Antisemitism online

4 The response of Government and justice system

Hate Crime Action Plan

Criminal justice response

Cross-Government Working Group on Antisemitism

Government support for security of Jewish communities

5 Campus antisemitism

Oxford University Labour Club

National Union of Students

Tackling antisemitism on campus

6 Political discourse and leadership

The Labour Party

Other political activity

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex: Regional data

Formal Minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

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14 October 2016