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WH: Labour anti-semitism

this evening (sunday 28th), 9.37-9.39pm, on bbc radio 4 

westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

“We’ve got the Equality and Human Rights Commission report on the handling of anti-semitism by Labour, it’s reaching party officials this week, for those who are named to have a look at. Is that a significant moment, given what happened with Rebecca Long-Bailey and her sacking?”

including discussion with …

• journalist torcuil crichton 

thangam debbonnaire mp

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6ocn/DR/Nn: Labour left rejected

yesterday evening (friday 26th), 6.21-6.23pm and 6.31-6.32pm on bbc radio 4, and 7.18-7.21pm on bbc 2 tv 

six o’clock news, dead ringers (with jon culshaw and jan ravens), and newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) include …

Keir Starmer today resisted the calls of MPs allied to Rebecca Long-Bailey to re-instate her as shadow education secretary. He spoke to twenty or so members of the Socialist Campaign group, amongst whose members are Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott, and confirmed there would be no further disciplinary action, but nor it appeared would there be any row-back either.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

• bbc reporter nicholas watt 

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JD: Mirvis intervenes

tuesday 26th november, 1.02-1.03am, 1.04-1.09am, 1.19-1.27am, 1.33-1.35am, 1.37-1.45am, 1.49-1.57am, 2.04-2.07am, 2.09-2.15am, 2.32-2.39am, 2.44-2.52am, 3.10-3.15am, 3.21-3.26am, 3.29-3.30am, 3.32-3.41am, and 3.46-3.49am, on bbc radio 5 live 

jim davis (phone-in programme) includes …

The Chief Rabbi has strongly criticised Labour, saying that the party is not doing enough to root out anti-Jewish racism. In an article for The Times newspaper today, Ephraim Mirvis said that a new poison sanctioned from the very top has taken root in the party, and asked people to vote with their conscience.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter martin bashir 

and calls from …

irene from bermondsey, • simon from edgware, • rita, • fenella from whetstone, • shahid from hemel hempstead, • anthony from london bridge, • phillip from amsterdam, • clare from highgate, • richard from essex, • stuart from stanmore, and • tony from enfield

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Today: 70 Labour witnesses

this morning (friday 6th), 8.19-8.23am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and mishal husain) includes …

“Did you read the Jewish Labour Movement’s submission to the Equality and Human Rights Commission?

including contributions from …

rebecca long-bailey mp

• impressionist jon culshaw

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PM/6ocn: 70 Labour witnesses

this afternoon (thursday 5th), 5.34-5.36pm and 6.19-6.22pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davis) and six o’clock news include …

Jewish Labour Movement has now made this official complaint about anti-semitism in the Labour Party: seventy serving and former Labour officials giving sworn statements to an investigation by the Equality and Human Rights Commission into the party’s handling of anti-semitism allegations.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter chris mason 

sam matthews 

• bbc reporter ian watson 

• solicitor susannah kintish 

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MN/Today: 70 Labour witnesses

this morning (thursday 5th), 12.00-12.01am, 12.06-12.08am, 6.03-6.04am, 6.46-6.51am, 7.03-7.04am, 7.13-7.16am, and 8.02-8.03am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news and today (presented by justin webb and martha kearney) include …

Seventy serving and former Labour officials have given sworn statements to an equalities investigation that the party is not dealing effectively with claims of anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

• solicitor james libson

• john healey mp

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Nn: No Corbyn apology

yesterday evening (tuesday 26th), 10.31-10.17pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

“The story that is now dominating the election campaign: unprecedented interventions by religious leaders over Jeremy Corbyn’s fitness to govern.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nicholas watt

trevor phillips, ehrc chair 2003-2012

naz shah mp

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PL: Mirvis intervenes

this afternoon (tuesday 26th), 12.05-12.28pm, on bbc 2 tv 

politics live (presented by jo coburn) leads with …

“The unprecedented intervention by the Chief Rabbi today.”

including contributions from …

• rabbi jonathan romain 

• bbc reporter norman smith 

• journalist owen jones 

• journalist ian birrell 

lord dubs

kate andrews, institute of economic affairs 

(more…)

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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BH: Labour investigated

this morning (sunday 2nd), 9.51-9.54am, on bbc radio 4

broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) includes …

“It’s in the Observer today, which reports that at least 100 witness testimonies describing alleged anti-semitic behaviour are to be submitted to the Equalities and Human Rights Commission. This story did not get enough coverage last week because perhaps realising that it was about to break, and seeking to divert attention, the Labour Party expelled Alistair Campbell from membership.”

including discussion with …

• journalist oliver kamm

claire fox mep

• bbc presenter janet ellis 

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