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Marr: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 28th), 9.28-9.35am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show includes …

“Just weeks after becoming the Labour leader, Sir Keir Starmer sacked his first front-bencher this week. Rebecca Long-Bailey was relieved of her brief as shadow education secretary after sharing an article that Keir Starmer said contained an anti-semitic conspiracy theory.”

including interview with …

ed milliband mp


AM: Keir Starmer

this morning (sunday 5th), 10.10-10.12am, on bbc 1 tv

the andrew marr show includes an interview with • newly-elected labour leader keir starmer 

“The first example would be our approach to the Jewish communities. The first thing I did in my acceptance speech, my first opportunity as leader of the Labour Party, was to apologise on behalf of the Labour Party.“


STW: Sacks on morality

this morning (monday 9th), 9.26-9.33am (shortened repeat 9.30pm), on bbc radio 4 

start the week (presented by andrew marr) includes …

Morality has been outsourced to the markets and the state, argues • the former Chief Rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, in his new book Morality: restoring the common good in divided times.

He tells Andrew Marr that society has become deeply divided, and that today’s challenges will never be met until we remember the importance of personal morality and responsibility. But this does not mean self-care, self-love and selfies – instead Sacks says we should focus on communities and caring for others.”


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?


Marr: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 8th), 9.56-9.59am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show concludes with …

“The other big story as you know in all the papers today which is Labour and anti-semitism … why is it that so many people with such disgusting views felt at home in the Labour Party?

including interview with …

john mcdonnell


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


Marr: Is Labour anti-semitic?

this morning (sunday 14th), 10.13-10.14am, and 10.30-10.38am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show includes …

Two of the many whistleblowers who’ve come out are now threatening to take the Labour Party to court.”

including contributions from …

• journalist grace blakeley

• journalist fraser nelson

emily thornberry mp

tim dexter, former complaints officer


Marr: Forbes antisemitism

yesterday morning (sunday 9th), 10.32-10.35am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show includes …

“You get a new MP who, immediately she’s elected, other Labour MPs, your collegues are calling to be suspended because she liked what was an antisemitic tweet? … ‘Zionist slave master’s agenda’?”

All across Britain there are people who use social media and don’t find themselves liking anti-semitic tweets, and yet the Labour Party doesn’t seem able to get those people into candidacies, and you choose the ones who do?

including interview with …

barry gardiner mp


Marr: San Diego killing

yesterday morning (sunday 28th), 10.00-10.00am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show (presented by mishal husain) includes four seconds on …

“In America, there’s been another fatal shooting at a synagogue.”

if you missed it, available from 0:00:11 to 0:00:14 at

Marr: Lammy on anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 14th), 10.01-10.02am, and 10.40-10.42am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show includes …

“There has been a failure of leadership. It’s a stain on Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of this party.  … many people turning away from the party because of this. It’s shameful the way that these complaints have been managed, and frankly when a senior backbencher like Margaret Hodge is crying, effectively, in the parliamentary Labour Party because of the horrific language that’s been used against her and others, I stand in complete solidarity with them, and I say quite clearly that this pernicious nastiness is found on the extreme left as it is found on the extreme right, and we resist it and fight it equally.”

including interview with …

david lammy mp


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