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Livingstone: Anti-Semitism row 'overshadowed' election

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Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone says the row over anti-Semitism in the Labour Party "overshadowed discussions about policy" in the run-up to the local elections.

He told Sky News that a number of cases involving allegations of anti-Semitism have been "hanging around for two years", but he believes the National Executive Committee will have cleared them up by July.

Mr Livingstone - who has been suspended from the party after accusations of anti-Semitism against him - reiterated that he would still take Labour to court if they tried to kick him out of the party.