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Posts tagged ‘Frank Foley’

HMD: House of Commons

last thursday afternon (24th january), 12.48-3.28pm, on bbc parliament tv (repeated in separate programme, 8.00am-10.42am on sunday 27th january)
house of commons 24/1/2019 includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2019

speeches by …
Ian Austin (Lab)
Peter Bottomley (C)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Stephen Crabb (C)
John Mann (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
Luciana Berger (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (C)
Jessica Morden (Lab)
Fiona Bruce (C)
Carolyn Harris (Lab)
Gillian Keegan (C)
Chi Onwurah (Lab)
Bob Stewart (C)
Lisa Cameron (SNP)
Bob Blackman (C)
Lyn Brown (Lab)
Stephen Kerr (C)
Jamie Stone (LD)
Matthew Offord (C)
Pat McFadden (Lab)
Ian Paisley (DUP)
Liz McInnes (Lab)
David Linden (SNP)
Peter Grant (SNP)
Jim Shannon (DUP)
Patrick Grady (SNP)
Yvonne Fovargue (Lab)
Heather Wheeler (C)interventions by …
Anna Turley (Lab)
Mike Wood (C)
Alex Sobel (Lab)
Jim Cunningham (Lab)
Paula Sherriff (Lab)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2019-01-24/debates/55340293-5D4A-4B46-B8F5-E52ABF06AA3C/HolocaustMemorialDay)
(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0c2vnm5/house-of-commons-holocaust-memorial-day or from 1:34:13 to 4:15:30 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0c0x3bg/house-of-commons-24012019)

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Today: Frank Foley

yesterday morning (wednesday 20th), 8.24-8.29am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphries) includes …

Thousands of Jews were able to escape Nazi Germany on the eve of the Second World War because of the efforts of British intelligence officer Frank Foley who bent the rules to help them escape to Britain, Palestine and the British Empire.
Speaking on the programme is • Michael Smith, author of Foley: The Spy Who Saved 10,000 Jews, and • Werner Lachs, whose family received visas for the UK which they believe came from Frank Foley.”

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