FANTASTIC news to wake up to!

The Labour MP Andy McDonald, the man who has made a career for himself by being too frightened to voice his charges against Ben Houchen in public, has had the Labour whip suspended for using an anti-Semitic term during a rally.

Sir Keir Starmer promised us he had got rid of anti-Semitism in his party but with Andy, Zarah Sultana, John McDonnell and Richard Burgeon still in the party, I fear he has a long way to go before we can trust Labour.

If those Labour MPs want a ceasefire perhaps they can ask their “friends” (previous Labour leader’s words, not mine) in Hamas to return the hostages, put down their weapons, disband and put their leaders in the dock for war crimes.

Michael Walker, Darlington