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Today: Starmer on Corbyn

this morning (wednesday 10th), 7.55-7.57am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes …

“The only thing you can do is not have Jeremy Corbyn as leader, because he actually is the key to all of this? … he is the person who is attracting these people into your party?

including interview with …

keir starmer mp

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Today: Labour NDAs

this morning (monday 8th), 8.34-8.40am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes …

“The issue at the heart of all of this is a Panorama programme which is due to come out on Wednesday about anti-semitism. It’s reported that several people who have signed non-disclosure agreements with Labour have spoken to the programme.”

including interview with …

lord falconer

“If somebody within your organisation is saying something wrong is going on, you can’t use a non-disclosure agreement to say ‘you can’t say anything except things that we agree with’, which is what the Laour Party is saying at the moment.”

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Today: Witold Pilecki

this morning (monday 8th), 8.22-8.28am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes …

“In 1940, when relatively little was known about the Nazis’ concentration camps, Witold Pilecki volunteered to go to Auschwitz to try to find secretly what was going on there and file reports about it. Those reports reached Allied commanders in the UK. They were the first insights into the real horrors of  the Holocaust.”

including interview with …

jack fairweather, author of the volunteer

• witness marek ostrowski

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Today: Williamson re-suspended

last saturday morning (29th june), 7.06-7.07am, and 7.13-7.15am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

Chris Williamson was restored as a Labour MP for all of 48 hours before the party whip was again removed yesterday. His re-admission on Wednesday had angered a number of Labour MPs and peers, who called for the decision to re-instate him to be overturned.”

including reports from …

• bbc reporter jessica parker

• bbc reporter tom martin

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Today: Williamson let off

this morning (thursday 27th), 6.35-6.36am, and 7.53-7.58am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb) includes …

“It should be a wonderful time to be a Labour MP, but of course it isn’t, in part that’s because the party’s split over Europe, but there is among many Labour MPs a real horror too, of what they see as the mishandling of accusations that the party’s institutionally racist. The decision yesterday to re-admit the MP Chris Williamson who was suspended from the party for a pattern of behaviour culminating in a recording of him saying that the party had been too apologetic about anti-semitism, has caused pretty widespread upset.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter norman smith

lord falconer 

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Today: Book enquiry

this morning (monday 17th), 8.38-8.43am, on bbc radio 4 

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

Penguin has undertaken what it calls a thorough review of one of its own books. It’s highly unusual step for a publisher to take. The book’s called How they Rule The World, it’s been written by a Spanish writer, Pedro Banos, and it has been criticised for being anti-semitic.”

including interview with … 

• rabbi julia neuberger

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Today: New elections

this morning (thursday 30th), 7.03-7.04am, and 7.35-7.40am, on bbc radio 4 

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

Israel is to hold fresh elections after the prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a new coalition government. The deadline for an agreement passed last night, and MPs voted to dissolve parliament.”

“The main issue has come down to ultra-orthodox service in the military.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter tom bateman 

michael oren, former mk

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