Above: Gregson with Rabbi Aharon Cohen of Neturei Karta, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish group which is vehemently anti-Israel and argues that Jews "deserved" the Holocaust
Shop steward Peter Gregson’s appeal against expulsion from the GMB trade union was rejected last Wednesday (6 March).
Last year a GMB disciplinary hearing had concluded that Gregson had:
• Written and promoted antisemitic materials which were racist in nature, including claims that Israel “exaggerated” the Holocaust.
• Made “utterly unacceptable and frankly sinister attacks” on GMB organiser Rhea Wolfson, describing her as “a