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MN/BH: Hodge targeted

this morning (sunday 29th), 12.07-12.09am, 9.02-9.03am, and 9.57-9.58am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news and broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) include …

“The veteran Labour MP and former minister Dame Margaret Hodge, a fierce critic of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, is facing a deselection challenge in her East London constituency. Party activists in Barking in Dagenham voted to trigger a contest in a series of branch meetings.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter caroline davies

mike katz, chair of jewish labour movement

• baroness margaret prosser

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MN: Corbyn unfit

this morning (monday 8th), 12.03-12.05am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

“Today one Jewish group, the Jewish Labour Movement, which has been affiliated to the party since 1920, passed a motion of no confidence in the leadership. It stated that the leadership had failed to address anti-semitism within the party, that the Jewish Labour Movement had no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn’s ability to understand respond to or solve the problem, and that he was unfit to be prime minister.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter caroline davies

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-47845390 and https://www.timesofisrael.com/uks-jewish-labour-movement-group-passes-motion-of-no-confidence-in-corbyn/)

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W@1/6ocn: Essex anti-semitism

this afternoon (friday 22nd), 1.04-1.05pm, and 6.19-6.21pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by mark mardell) and six o’clock news include …

“The University of Essex has suspended Dr Maaruf Ali, a member of staff, amid a row over anti-semitism. More than 200 students voted against the formation of a new Jewish Society yesterday. However, the University has now said it will be set up with immediate effect.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter caroline davies
• student union president tancrede chartier
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-essex-47329730)
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