Jewish Labour MP Dame Louise Ellman has quit the party after more than half a century, accusing Jeremy Corbyn of being a danger to Britain. Ellman, 73, told The Times that she had been “deeply troubled for a long time” by the “growth of antisemitism in the Labour Party” under the leader and by his inability to deal with it. The expected election had forced her to act as she could not tell her constituents to vote him in as prime minister. “There is certainly a possibility, if not a likelihood, that Jeremy Corbyn could become prime minister, and this means I’ve had to face taking a decision,” she said. “I believe that Jeremy Corbyn would be a danger to the country.