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HL: Anti-Semitism

thursday 20th june, 5.30-7.59pm, on bbc parliament tv

house of lords 20/6/2019: anti-semitism

“That this House takes note of the incidence of anti-Semitism worldwide”

speeches by lord
or baroness …
Berridge (C)
Harris (Lab)
Ludford (LD)
Pickles (C)
Bishop of Chester
Leigh (C)
Parekh (Lab)
Alton (XB)
Finkelstein (C)
Dykes (XB)
Warsi (C)
Campbell-Savours (Lab)
Harries (XB)
Polak (C)
Mitchell (XB)
Sheikh (C)
Tonge
Sacks (XB)
Altmann (Lab)
Singh (XB)
Shinkwin (C)
Gold (C)
Palmer (LD)
Collins (Lab)
Ahmad (C)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/Lords/2019-06-20/debates/D9310F3B-861B-4070-8F29-0750104A5149/Anti-Semitism#contribution-1C179AA3-42DA-4F9D-9CC4-3C3B1226C1FF)

(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m00064zq/house-of-lords-antisemitism)

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HL: Hezbollah proscribed

last thursday evening (28th february), 8.00-9.28pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of lords: terrorism motion

Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2019

speeches by
lord or baroness …
Williams (C)
Rosser (Lab)
Paddick (LD)
Deech (XB)
Turnberg (Lab)
Polak (C)
D’Souza (XB)
Ramsay (Lab)
Ludford (LD)
Suri (C)
Glasman (Lab)
Redfern (C)
Earl of Sandwich (XB)
Judd (Lab)
Pickles (C)
Altmann (C)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/Lords/2019-02-28/debates/E661F0BE-B640-4241-853F-1C788818B7CC/TerrorismAct2000(ProscribedOrganisations)(Amendment)Order2019)
(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0c6mczd/house-of-lords-terrorism-motion)

Today: Holocaust Memorial plans

this morning (tuesday 4th), 7.21-7.27am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

“It will stand next to Parliament, a reminder both of the evil that those with power can do and of what they have to make a stand against. The latest plans for a new Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre are being published today, its aim to ensure that future generations remember what happened, and realise that it could happen again.”

including contributions from …
hannah lewis, born 1937, wlodawa
ed balls mp
• lord ed pickles
• baroness ruth deech
(more…)

Parliament: Kindertransport 80

last friday evening (23rd november), 9.30-10.03pm, on bbc parliament tv
speaker’s house 23/11/2018 (partial re-enactment of 1938 kindertransport debate in the house of commons)

Politicians read excerpts from the 1938 Parliamentary debate that led to the creation of the Kindertransport, at a gathering of the Association of Jewish Refugees on Wednesday 21 November at Speaker’s House to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kindertransport – the scheme that gave 10,000 mainly Jewish children refuge in the UK prior to the start of the Second World War.”

including excerpts from the 1938 speeches of …
philip noel-baker, samuel hammersley, herbert butcher, david logan, archibald southby, samuel hoare, and david grenfell
read by …
james brokenshire, luciana berger, ian austin, ruth smeeth, tulip siddiq, ruth deech, louise ellman, oliver dowden, matthew offord, yvette cooper, john mann, jo roundell greene, lord livingston, and eric pickles
and speech by …
alf dubs
(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bvt1x9/speakers-house-80th-anniversary-of-kindertransport)

HMD: Commons debate

thursday 19th january, 2.50-5.00pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons 19/1/2017 includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

speeches by …
Peter Kyle (Lab)
Eric Pickles (C)
Louise Ellman (Lab)
Huw Merriman (C)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Vernon Coaker (Lab)
Bob Blackman (C)
Alex Salmond (SNP)
Matthew Offord (C)
Rupa Huq (Lab)
Lyn Brown (Lab)
Tom Brake (LD)
Lisa Cameron (SNP)
Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh (SNP)
Jim Shannon (DUP)
Kirsten Oswald (SNP)
Kate Hollern (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
interventions by …
Catherine McKinnell (Lab)
Mark Tami (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (C)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2017-01-19/debates/760B4F72-36DA-469F-A484-7F595AB84FFD/HolocaustMemorialDay)
(if you missed it, available from 3:00:00 to 5:00:00 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08bh99q/house-of-commons-19012017#playt=3h)

Newshour: Labour anti-semitism

last sunday afternoon (16th october), 1.32-1.39pm, on bbc world service radio
newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“A British parliamentary report into anti-semitism in the UK has accused the opposition Labour Party of failing to attack the problem of anti-semitic abuse within its ranks … also criticised the way that Twitter responded to a high volume of anti-semitic tweets that were sent to Labour members of Parliament”

including contributions from …
• acting home affairs committee chair tim lawton
* jeremy newmark, national chair of labour jewish movement (more…)

FCO questions 12/7/2016

last tuesday evening (12th july), 9.30-9.37pm, 10.04-10.07om, and 10.35-10.37pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons – foreign and commonwealth office questions – 12th july includes …

questions from …
Richard Burden (Lab)
Eric Pickles (C)
Sarah Champion (Lab)
Philip Hollobone (C)
Andy Slaughter (Lab)
Margaret Ritchie (SDLP)
Stephen Timms (Lab)
Hannah Bardell (SNP)

(more…)

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