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Today: de Piero resigns

yesterday morning (saturday 20th), 7.08am, and 7.20-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“The Labour MP Gloria de Piero has resigned from her role as shadow justice minister, and announced that she won’t contest her seat in the next election. She said she was worried by a lack of tolerance of different points of view within the party.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter ross hawkins 

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Today/W@1/6ocn: Hayter on Corbyn

today (thursday 18th), 7.06-8.07am, 1.03-1.04pm, 1.20-1.29pm, and 6.16-6.18pm, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by nick robinson), world at one (presented by sarah montague), and six o’clock news (presented by kathy clugston) include …

Labour peers will meet to consider a vote of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn after he sacked the Brexit minister in the Lords, Baroness Hayter, for criticising his leadership.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter jonathan blake

• bbc reporter nick eardley

and interview with …

lady hayter 

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W@1/6ocn: May condemns Corbyn

this afternoon (wednesday 17th), 1.01-1.03pm, and 6.06-6.08pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by sarah montague) leads with, and six o’clock news includes …

Theresa May has repeatedly called on the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to apologise for his record on anti-semitism within his party. During Prime Ministser’s Questions in the Commons, Mrs May raised the concerns expressed by more than 60 Labour peers who said Mr Corbyn had allowed a toxic culture to grow.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter norman smith

• bbc reporter nick eardley

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Nn/Today: Peers condemn Corbyn

yesterday evening (tuesday 16th), 12.38-12.40am, on bbc 2 tv, and this morning (wednesday 17th), 6.09-6.10am and 8.03-8.04am, on bbc radio 4 

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) and today (presented by john humphrys) include …

“Around a third of Labour peers have put their name to an advert in today’s Guardian, accusing Jeremy Corbyn of having failed the test of leadership. More than 60 of them say he has yet to accept responsiblity for allowing anti-semitism to grow in the party.”

including contributions from  …

• journalist tim montgomerie

• bbc reporter chris mason 

(see also https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jul/16/tom-watson-backs-labour-motion-auto-exclude-racism)

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Today: Labour despair

this morning (tuesday 16th), 7.23-7.26am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

It has become impossible to talk about any issue without being asked about anti-semitism – so says a letter to Jeremy Corbyn on behalf of Labour members of the House of Lords, which also outlines actions which they want the party to take, and says many members and supporters are in despair.”

including interview with  …

lord harris

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6ocn/Twt: Peers call on Corbyn

this evening (monday 15th), 6.11-6.12pm and 10.03-10.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

Labour peers have written to Jeremy Corbyn calling for complaints of anti-semitism in the party to be handled independently in future. They also offered to help set up the new system.”

“Labour has announced that there’ll be a meeting of the shadow cabinet next Monday to discuss the handling of complaints of anti-semitism. Jeremy Corbyn is then expected to address the parliamentary party, which has been talking about the issue this evening.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

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Today: Labour reform?

this morning (monday 15th), 6.35-6.38am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by sarah smith) includes …

There will not be any change until and unless Jeremy Corbyn wills it, because he controls the party machine, which in effect controls the rules … many are intimidated from speaking out because they fear de-selection, and if they do speak out it will be seen as anti-Corbyn …”

including report from …

• bbc reporter norman smith

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