General election 2019: Jeremy Corbyn apologises over anti-Semitism row
Jeremy Corbyn has apologised again for incidents of anti-Semitism in Labour.
The party leader said sorry twice in 2018, but was criticised for refusing to do so four times in a recent interview with the BBC's Andrew Neil.
Asked repeatedly on ITV's This Morning by Phillip Schofield to apologise, Mr Corbyn said: "Obviously I am very sorry for everything that has happened."
Labour has been dealing with the row over the extent of anti-Semitism within the party for more than three years.
It was reignited during the election campaign after the Chief Rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, claimed "a new poison - sanctioned from the very top - had taken root" in Labour.
In response, Mr Corbyn said anti-Jewish racism was "vile and wrong" and would not be tolerated in any form under a future Labour government.
He said internal processes for dealing with anti-Semitism cases were "constantly under review" and his door would be open to Rabbi Mirvis and other faith leaders to discuss their concerns if he entered Downing Street.
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In the interview on the mid-morning programme, Schofield said: "Here is your opportunity now to apologise to the Jewish community for any anti-Semitism by Labour members".
Mr Corbyn began to answer, saying, "can I make it clear...", but was interrupted by the presenter who said, "no, just say sorry".
The Labour leader replied: "Our party and me do not accept anti-Semitism in any form. Obviously I am very sorry for everything that has happened, but I want to make this clear - I am dealing with it, I have dealt with it.
"Other parties are also affected by anti-Semitism. Candidates have been withdrawn by the Liberal Democrats, the Conservatives, and by us, because of it. We just do not accept it in any form whatsoever."