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AN: Long-Bailey on anti-semitism

this evening (wednesday 4th), 7.46-7.52pm, on bbc 2 tv 

the andrew neil show includes…

“I’ve watched your whole answer. You did not call it out. You let the idea of the Israeli lobby, that a labour MP like Margaret Hodge, who’s also Jewish, is more loyal to Israeli than to this country. That’s the implication of saying she’s in the Israeli lobby, and you let that pass unchallenged?

including interview with …

rebecca long-bailey mp

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Marr: Long-Bailey on anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 16th), 9.55-9.58am, on bbc 1 tv

the andrew marr show includes an interview with …

rebecca long-bailey 

When you heard this sentence, spoken by Jeremy Corbyn as a proposed addition to the Labour Party policy:It should not be regarded as anti-semitic to describe Israel, its policies, or the circumstances surrounding its foundation, as racist’, did you speak out against it?

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HARDtalk: Len McCluskey

yesterday morning (wednesday 13th), 12.44-12.48am (repeated from 4.30am tuesday), on bbc news tv (and repeated 4.20am 3.20pm and 8.20pm on bbc world service radio)

len mccluskey – general secretary, unite (interviewed by stephen sackur) (in the hardtalk series)

Do you now regret, with the benefit of hindsight, the way you dismissed claims that emerged years ago of anti-semitism in the Labour Party, describing it at one point as ‘mood music’, and that it was being peddled by people out to undermine Jeremy Corbyn?”

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Marr: McCluskey on anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 26th), 9.21-9.23am, on bbc 1 tv

the andrew marr show includes an interview with …

len mccluskey of unite 

“So to a lot of people it sounds like you were trying to minimise the anti-semitism problem?

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PM: Jess Phillips

yesterday afternoon (saturday 18th), 5.11-5.12pm, on bbc radio 4 

pm includes…

“The Labour Party needs a leader who has spoken out against anti-semitism, and other forms of harassment in fact, when others were keeping quiet, and somebody who was in the room struggling for an independent system, lots and lots of meetings. I have to say, I don’t remember some of the people here being in that particular room or being in those particular fights.”

including speech from …

jess phillips mp

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Twtw: Labour letter

this afternoon (sunday 29th), 1.03-1.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world this weekend (presented by jonny dymond) includes …

“A group of former Labour MPs who lost their seats in the general election have called for fundamental change at the top of the party.“

including report from …

• bbc reporter tom barton

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VF: Mirvis intervenes

tuesday 26th november, 7.00-7.01am, 7.08-7.16am, 7.17-7.21am, 7.41-7.44am, 8.07-8.16am, 8.18-8.27am, 8.47-8.59am, 9.07-9.21am, 9.22-9.31am, 9.33-9.51am, and 9.54-9.59am, on bbc radio 2 

vanessa feltz leads with …

“The top story this morning is the story of the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, who has made a rare if not unprecedented intervention in politics by strongly criticising the Labour Party.”

including interviews with …

mike katz of jewish labour movement 

• naomi wimborne-idrissi of jewish voice for labour

• journalist henry zeffman 

and calls from • shaz from buckinghamshire, • paul from stanmore, • juliette from swiss cottage,  • karen from borehamwood, • film director producer and writer gary sinyor, • dharminder from egham, • mark from tonbridge wells, • emkay, • winston from westminster, • ben from st pauls, • johnny from west hampstead, • tony from dulwich, • michael from twickenham and australia, and • jackie from muswell hill

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