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PM: Passover chronicle

this afternoon (wednesday 8th), 5.20-5.23pm, on bbc radio 4 

pm (presented by evan davis) includes …

“The Jewish festival of Passover begins tonight. In these weird circumstances, it will be memorable for sure. PM listener Sarah Ilyas wrote a Covid chronicle for us.”

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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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PM/6ocn: McCluskey “Unfair!”

this afternoon (thursday 28th), 5.40-5.43pm and 6.13-6.14pm, on bbc radio 4

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

“Today on The World at One one of his closest allies, Len McCluskey, the leader of the Unite union, went a step further.”

“Some senior figures in the party say that the elephant in the room at this election is Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, and and at the doorsteps, voters are raising more concerns about him, than about Brexit.”

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PM/6ocn: Mirvis intervenes

this afternoon (tuesday 26th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.07-5.18pm, 5.50-5.53pm, and 6.01-6.07pm, on bbc radio 4

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

“The Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was unsparing. He said that anti-semitismn was a new poison in Labour, sanctioned from the top, and that the party’s claims to have tackled it were ‘mendacious fiction’. Such tough criticism from a faith leader is virtually unprecedented in an election campaign.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter susan hulme

miriam mirwitch, chair of young labour

has ahmed of east london young conservatives

• poll analyst patrick english 

• students tristan fancourt, sam millward, and olivia hall

• bbc reporter norman smith 

• bbc reporter alex strangways-booth 

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PM: US okays settlements

yesterday afternoon (tuesday 19th), 5.23-5.26pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davis) includes …

“Last night, the US made a dramatic shift in its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US will no longer view them as inconsistent with international law.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

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PM: Election deadlock

this afternoon (wednesday 18th), 5.23-5.28pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davis) includes …

A country deadlocked, a controversial prime minister desperate to cling on. But Benjamin Netanyahu’s time may be up. After a second election in Israel this year. he has failed to break through.”

including contributions from …

benny gantz 

• bbc reporter jeremy bowen 

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PM/6ocn: Labour whistle-blowers

this evening (wednesday 10th), 5.02-5.03pm, 5.16-5.28pm, and 6.09-6.14pm, on bbc radio 4

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

Eight former Labour officials, including seven from the complaints and disputes department, discuss anti-semitism in the Party. Four of them are speaking out despite having signed non-disclosure agreements with the Labour Party.”

including contributions from …

joshua garfield 

sam matthews, head of disputes until 2018

dan hogan, investigation officer until 2018

louise withers-green, disputes officer until 2018

andrew gwynne mp

lord falconer

• lord iain mcnicol, former general secretary 

• bbc reporter chris mason 

• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg 

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PM: Portuguese citizenship

this evening (friday 30th), 5.43-5.49pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.24pm and 9.54pm saturday on newshour on bbc world service radio) 

pm (presented by evan davis) includes …

Some British Jews have applied for Portuguese citizenship, for which they they are now entitled if they can prove their ancestors fled the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions some years ago.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter naomi grimley

• appplicant alex abrahams

gabriel steinhardt, president, lisbon jewish community

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/Turning_Portuguese)

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PM/6ocn: Willsman suspended

this evening (friday 30th), 5.00-5.02pm, 5.10-5.16pm, and 6.01-6.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

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

“A senior Labour official, Peter Willsman, has been suspended after he appeared to accuse the Israeli embassy of whipping up complaints about anti-semitism within the party.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jessica parker

daniel johnson msp

• journalist kevin maguire

mike katz, jewish labour movement 

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PM/6ocn: Williamson finally suspended

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 27th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.05-5.13pm, and 5.32-5.42pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by evan davis) and six o’clock news include …

Within the last few minutes, Chris Williamson, Labour MP for Derby North, has been suspended from the Labour Party.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter norman smith
• bbc reporter ian watson
jenny manson, co-chair of jewish voice for labour
margaret hodge mp
• bbc reporter alex forsyth
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