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WH: Is Corbyn an anti-semite?

yesterday evening (sunday 23rd), 10.43-10.54pm, on bbc radio 4
westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

The bitter row over anti-semitism dominated the summer for Labour. Not surprisingly, it is an important issue at Conference as well … Jeremy Corbyn told the BBC’s Andrew Marr this morning that he would ‘die fighting racism in any form’, but will that satisfy critics who feel that he has strayed into anti-semitic territory himself?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter mark lobel
• journalist jonathan freedland
matt zarb-cousin, former Labour press officer
margaret hodge mp
neil coyle mp
• journalist zoe williams
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PM/6ocn/Twt: Frank Field resigns

this evening (thursday 30th), 5.21-5.29pm, 6.01-6.04pm, 10.01-10.02pm, and 10.07-10.17pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by simon jack), six o’clock news, and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy), lead with …

“One of Labour’s most senior and long-serving MPs, Frank Field, has resigned from the Parliamentary party, saying its leadership has become a force for anti-semitism. In a scathing resignation letter, Mr Field, a former minister in Tony Blair’s government, accused Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing an erosion of the party’s key values. He said there was now a culture of intolerance nastiness and intimidation in Labour.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ian watson
frank field mp
• bbc reporter tom barton
mike cushman of jewish voice for labour
louise ellman mp
(for mike cushman’s views on zionism, see his witness statement at https://freespeechonisrael.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/MCwitness-Keable.pdf)
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DP: Jackie Walker

last tuesday afternoon (23rd january), 12.52-12.59pm, on bbc 2
daily politics (presented by jo coburn, with guest george freeman mp) concludes with …

“• Jackie Walker was suspended by the Labour Party in September 2016 following allegations of anti-semitism. Do you accept the Labour Party’s definition of anti-semitism as one you can work with?
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