Jewish peer Lord Alan Sugar has said that if Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn becomes Prime Minister, it will be “the day Britain died”.

Lord Sugar longs to fire Corbyn

Speaking in a House of Lords debate on anti-Semitism, the Apprentice host and ex-football chairman urged the UK government to “use all efforts to ensure” it didn’t happen.

Meanwhile an inquiry was launched into claims that a Corbyn aide – former Communist Party member and Hezbollah supporter Andrew Murray – had worked on the parliamentary estate for eight months without security clearance.