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Twt: Long-Bailey sacked

this evening (thursday 25th), 10.01-10.02pm and 10.07-10.19pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

“The Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has sacked his former leadership rival Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet, for sharing an interview that he said contained anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter leila nathoo 

lara mcneill, young labour representative on the national executive committee 

• journalist stephen bush, the economist

• journalist kate proctor, the guardian

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PM/6ocn: Long-Bailey sacked

this afternoon (thursday 25th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.20-5.25pm, 5.38-5.42pm, and 6.01-6.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

pm and six o’clock news lead with …

“Sir Keir Starmer has sacked his one-time rival for the Labour leadership, Rebecca Long-Bailey, from the shadow cabinet for sharing what he said was anti-semitic content. She re-tweeted an interview from the actress Maxine Peake in which she said police officers involved in the death of George Floyd in the United States learnt to kneel on a suspect’s neck from the Israeli secret service.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jonathan blake 

neil coyle mp

• bbc reporter norman smith 

(more…)

Marr: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 8th), 9.56-9.59am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show concludes with …

“The other big story as you know in all the papers today which is Labour and anti-semitism … why is it that so many people with such disgusting views felt at home in the Labour Party?

including interview with …

john mcdonnell

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W@1: No Corbyn apology

this afternoon (wednesday 27th), 1.02-1.03pm, 1.04-1.05pm, and 1.14-1.15pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

Mr Corbyn again this morning declined to apologise over the anti-semitism claims. However, his close ally, the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, said he was really sorry for the way the allegations had been handled.” 

including report from …

• bbc reporter alex strangways-booth

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Nn: Reynolds on antisemitism

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 10.46-10.50pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emma barnett) includes …

“How on earth can John McDonnell say that everything that the Jewish community wanted to be done has been done if that is the Jewish community telling its newspaper how it feels?

including interview with …

jonathan reynolds mp

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W@1: McDonnell on Corbyn

this afternoon (thursday 7th), 1.05-1.06pm and 1.09-1.13pm, on bbc radio 4

world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“I don’t know if you’ve seen the Jewish Chronicle this morning, it’s given over its front page to a letter which they say is ‘To all our fellow British citizens’, and the first sentence of the article says ‘The vast majority of British Jews consider Jeremy Corbyn to be an anti-semite’, and it ends that ‘if he’s chosen to be our next prime minister, the message will be stark, that our dismay, our fears of what that will mean, where it will lead, are irrelevant’,”

including interview with …

john mcdonnell mp

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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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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

(more…)

Vine: Panorama on Labour

last thursday afternoon (11th july), 12.08-12.27pm, on bbc radio 2 

jeremy vine leads with …

Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter john pineear 

lord falconer

naomi wimborne-idrissi of jewish voice for labour

(more…)

Twtw: Is Labour anti-semitic?

this afternoon (sunday 14th), 1.01-1.02pm, and 1.26-1.27pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world this weekend (presented by mark mardell) includes …

How can I listen to what Labour’s saying when there’s this business about anti-semitism?

including contributions from … 

• bbc reporter helena wilkinson

john mcdonnell mp

(more…)

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