London CNN  — 

Who’d be a politician in 2019? If the first week of the UK’s snap election campaign has been anything to go by, it’s the easiest way to guarantee your personal history being raided and your worst secrets splashed across the pages of national newspapers.

Just this week, both the governing Conservatives and main opposition Labour party have suffered embarrassing revelations about candidates, some of whom have since been forced to stand down.

For Labour, the problem has been anti-Semitism. The party has been dogged by questionable comments by members, and a criticism they’ve done little to combat record high anti-Semitic incidents in the UK.