Labour MP quits front bench over Gaza
Labour shadow minister Imran Hussain has quit Sir Keir’s front bench over his desire to “strongly advocate for a ceasefire” in Gaza.
Hussain was the shadow minister for the New Deal for Working People.
He said he remained committed to Labour’s agenda but that his view on Gaza differed “substantially” from the party.
Labour is pushing for a humanitarian pause, saying that was the most realistic way to address the crisis.
Sir Keir says a ceasefire would allow Hamas to carry out future attacks but allowing a humanitarian pause means aid could get into Gaza.