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Marr: Arms sales?

this morning (sunday 17th), 9.10-9.11am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show includes …

“Over the last five years or so, we’ve sold about 350 million pounds of arms to Israel. Would a Labour government carry on selling arms to Israel?”

(but no question on anti-semitism)

including interview with …

jeremy corbyn

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6ocn: Labour ‘Shylock’

yesterday evening (friday 8th), 6.07-6.08pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“A Labour candidate has stood down after he was accused of making an anti-semitic remark. Gideon Bull, who had been selected to stand at Clacton in Essex, denied calling a Jewish councillor ‘Shylock’, but admitted using the word during a private meeting.”

(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/uk-labour-candidate-quits-for-shylock-comments/)

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Today: Chakrabarti on antisemitism

this morning (friday 8th), 6.52-6.55am and 7.13-7.15am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and nick robinson) includes…

“We heard earlier on this programme from Labour MP Margaret Hodge, longstanding Labour politician, former minister, who couldn’t bring herself to endorse Jeremy Corbyn in this election?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ross hawkins

• margaret hodge mp

• shami chakrabarti

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QT: Austin on Corbyn

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 10.46-11.07pm, on bbc 1 tv 

question time (chaired by fiona bruce) leads with …

“With Ian Austin telling Labour voters to vote Tory, and umpteen other inter-party fallouts, how can we trust you if you cannot trust each other?

including panellists  …

barry gardiner mp

kirstene hair mp

humza yousaf msp

• businessman iain anderson

• journalist and broadcaster angela haggerty

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Nn: Aitchison on antisemitism

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 10.58-11.00pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

“I asked her about previous comments from her fellow Labour candidate Zarah Sultana, that she would celebrate the deaths of Tony Blair and Benjamin Netanyahu.”

including interview with …

• labour candidate and former militant member jane aitchison

(see also https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/latest-news/yorkshire-labour-candidate-apologises-for-calling-waitrose-shoppers-scum-1-9113541)

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Nn: Reynolds on antisemitism

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 10.46-10.50pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

“How on earth can John McDonnell say that everything that the Jewish community wanted to be done has been done if that is the Jewish community telling its newspaper how it feels?

including interview with …

jonathan reynolds mp

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6ocn: Austin on Corbyn

this evening (thursday 7th), 6.08-6.10pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“Two former Labour MPs, Ian Austin and John Woodcock, have urged people to vote for Boris Johnson rather than Jeremy Corbyn. Mr Austin, who left the party in February, said the Labour leader was completely unfit to lead his party and the country.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

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