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Today: de Piero resigns

yesterday morning (saturday 20th), 7.08am, and 7.20-7.22am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“The Labour MP Gloria de Piero has resigned from her role as shadow justice minister, and announced that she won’t contest her seat in the next election. She said she was worried by a lack of tolerance of different points of view within the party.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter ross hawkins 

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PL: Anti-semitism in Labour

thursday 27th june, 12.41-12.53pm, last wednesday morning (10th july), 11.43-11.56am, and last thursday morning (11th july), 11.47am-12.04pm, on bbc 2 tv

politics live (presented by jo coburn and andrew neil) include …

“Allegations of anti-semitism within the Labour party.”

including contributions from …

tosh mcdonald of aslef

• lord falconer

wes streeting mp

andy mcdonald mp

• journalist madeline grant

• theresa villiers mp

• journalist david aaronovitch

• journalist dawn foster

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Marr: Is Labour anti-semitic?

this morning (sunday 14th), 10.13-10.14am, and 10.30-10.38am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show includes …

Two of the many whistleblowers who’ve come out are now threatening to take the Labour Party to court.”

including contributions from …

• journalist grace blakeley

• journalist fraser nelson

emily thornberry mp

tim dexter, former complaints officer

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SS: Williams on Watson

this morning (sunday 14th), 8.00-8.01am, and 8.06-8.21am, on bbc radio wales 

sunday supplement (presented by vaughan roderick) leads with …

Anti-semitism seems to be the issue that won’t go away for Labour. At yesterday’s Durham Miners’ Gala, things could only get bitter. Meanwhile, three peers left the party’s group in the Lords in protest. And there was that BBC Panorama programme in which former staffers made allegations over Labour’s handling of complaints.”

including interview with …

darren williams, nec member representing wales

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MN: McCluskey on Watson

this morning (sunday 14th), 12.16-12.18am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news includes …

“The war of words between senior figures at the top of the Labour movement over allegations of anti-semitism in the party has become increasingly rancorous. The leader of the UNITE union, Len McCluskey, has made an outspoken attack on the party’s deputy leader Tom Watson.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley

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MN/Today: Watson or Corbyn?

this morning (friday 12th), 12.07-12.10am, 12.28-12.29am, 6.04-6.05am, 6.37-6.39am, and 7.39-7.40am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news and today (presented by mishal husain and martha kearney) include …

Further rifts have been exposed in Labour as it grapples with its response to the BBC Panorama programme, which accused allies of Jeremy Corbyn of interfering in the process set up to deal with complaints of anti-semitism.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter jessica parker

tom watson mp 

john mcdonnell mp 

• bbc reporter chris mason

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MN: Corbyn tape

this morning (sunday 14th), 12.01-12.03am, on bbc radio 4 

midnight news leads with …

“A leaked recording of Jeremy Corbyn suggests he believes Labour officials have either lost mislaid or ignored evidence of anti-semitism in the party. His words were secretly taped in February, as Labour struggled to cope with the number of anti-semitism complaints made against its members. The recording was made by the Labour MP Dame Margaret Hodge, a fierce critic of Mr Corbyn, during a meeting between the two of them. Part of it has now been released by the Sunday Times.”

Rows about anti-semitism have dogged Jeremy Corbyn for much of his time as Labour’s leader. It’s been the problem that will not go away. He has faced, and continues to face, stinging criticism from within his own party and from his own MPs about his handling of the issue”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter chris mason

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