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6ocn/Twt: Peers call on Corbyn

this evening (monday 15th), 6.11-6.12pm and 10.03-10.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

Labour peers have written to Jeremy Corbyn calling for complaints of anti-semitism in the party to be handled independently in future. They also offered to help set up the new system.”

“Labour has announced that there’ll be a meeting of the shadow cabinet next Monday to discuss the handling of complaints of anti-semitism. Jeremy Corbyn is then expected to address the parliamentary party, which has been talking about the issue this evening.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

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6ocn: Labour reform?

this evening (sunday 9th), 6.02-6.04pm (partly repeated 12.10-12.11am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“The BBC has been told there will be a concerted push within Labour for the party to adopt an independent process for dealing with complaints of anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

emily thornberry mp

john mcdonnell mp

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6ocn/Twt: Labour peers resign

this evening (tuesday 9th), 6.06-6.08pm and 10.40-10.45pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

Three Labour peers have resigned the whip because of the party’s handling of anti-semitism. One of them, Lord Triesman, said Labour was very plainly institutionally anti-semitic, and no longer provided a safe environment for Jewish people.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson 

margaret hodge mp

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Today: Corbyn interference

this morning (tuesday 5th), 6.01-6.02am, 6.33-6.36am, 7.00-7.02am, 7.09-7.17am, and 8.00-8.02am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) leads with …

“A whole number of his top team, not just one person, lots of them, are involved in decisions around individual complaints, and what they do is they interfere and they lower the sanctions so that people aren’t suspended, they’re just given a warning letter. And what is so awful about this is that Jeremy always proclaims a zero tolerance of anti-semitism. When it comes to the actual cases. if they’re his mates, he doesn’t demonstrate zero tolerance … trust in him has gone.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ian watson
• bbc reporter norman smith
margaret hodge mp
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MN: Williamson persists

this morning (thursday 28th), 12.12-12.14am, on bbc radio 4
midnight news includes

“The Labour MP Chris Williamson has said he will work to clear his name after he was suspended for suggesting that the party had been too apologetic in its response to claims of anti-semitism.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter ian watson
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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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MN: PLP further demands

this morning (tuesday 12th), 12.13-12.15am, on bbc radio 4
midnight news includes …

Senior Labour officials have relented in the face of calls from MPs to publish a detailed breakdown of allegations of anti-semitism in the party over the last 9 months … less than two hours before tonight’s meeting of the Parliamentary Labour Party.”
“Seven Labour MPs including Dame Margaret Hodge Luciana Berger and Ruth Smeeth, who have all complained about anti-semitic abuse, have now written to Jeremy Corbyn calling for the issue to be discussed at this week’s shadow cabinet meeting, They’re asking for further information, and have suggested that a failure to accede to their request would do nothing to dispel the accusation that Labour is institutionally anti-semitic.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter ian watson
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