General Election 2019: Anti-Semitism probe member resigns from SNP

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An SNP committee member who was due to investigate a candidate suspended over anti-Semitic language has resigned after she was also accused of anti-Semitism.

Denise Findlay was on the conduct committee expected to investigate Neale Hanvey, who was dropped as Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath SNP candidate.

Channel Four News reported she had tweeted calling Israel a “Nazi state”.

Ms Findlay later confirmed said she had resigned from the SNP.

She tweeted: “I’ve had to resign from the SNP. There are tweets where I’m arguing that Israel=Nazi should not be part of the definition of anti-Semitism. They were given to C4.”

‘At odds with party ethos’

An SNP spokesman said: “There is no place for anti-Semitism in…

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