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YIP: Labour anti-semitism

yesterday afternoon (saturday 22nd), 2.32-2.34pm, on bbc news tv
the year in politics (in the review series) includes …

”The issue of anti-semitism dominated much of Labour’s year.”


News Quiz

this evening (friday 7th), 6.43-6.48pm, on bbc radio 4
the news quiz (chaired by simon evans with • phill jupitus, • ayesha hazarika, • phil wang and • rory bremner) includes …

”Who’s finished labouring over a definition?”


Newsbeat: Uni anti-semitism

this afternoon (monday 18th), 12.53-12.57pm, on bbc radio 1
newsbeat (presented by steve holden) includes …

Jewish students have been telling newsbeat they’ve been put off certain universities over claims of prejudice against them on campus.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jim connolly
josh holt of the union of jewish students
melantha chittenden, chair of labour jewish students
karen pollock, ceo of the holocaust educational trust
dave rich of the community service trust

SP: Livingstone jumps

this morning (sunday 27th), 11.39-11.44am, on bbc 1 tv
sunday politics (presented by jo coburn) includes an interview with • tulip sidiq mp and • kwasi kwarteng mp about anti-semitism in the Labour Party

“The former London mayor, Ken Livingstone, has resigned from the Labour Party. He had been suspended in 2016 for offences of anti-semitism, following comments he made about Hitler and Zionism. Was it right that he decided that he would go, rather than the Party?”


AQ: Ken Livingstone

yesterday evening (friday 25th), 8.39-8.48pm (repeated 1.47pm today), on bbc radio 4
any questions (chaired by jonathan dimbleby, with • lisa nandy mp, • damian hinds mp, • economist paul mason, and • historian ruth dudley edwards mp)`concludes with …

“Was Jeremy Corbyn right to allow Ken Livingstone to resign from the Labour Party, rather than expelling him?”


Twt: Livingstone jumps

last monday evening (21st may), 10.01-10.02pm and 10.08-10.21pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) leads with …

Ken Livingstone has resigned from the Labour party, saying a row over allegedly anti-Semitic remarks he made had become a distraction.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter eleanor garnier
hannah weisfeld of yachad
chris williamson mp
luciana berger mp

Today: Livingstone jumps

this morning (tuesday 22nd), 7.19-7.21am and 7.43-7.44am, and 8.02-8.04am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“Yesterday we had Ken Livingstone’s resignation from the Labour Party”

including contribution from …
• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg

Today: Marie van der Zyl

this morning (monday 14th), 6.50-6.54am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

The Jewish community has a new leader, the president of the Jewsih Board of Deputies, Marie van der Zyl. Not the easiest time to take over, given the charges against the Labour Party of anti-semitism?”

including interview with …
marie van der zyl


Today: anti-semitism debate

this morning (wednesday 18th), 6.41-6.46am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

We will not be bullied, the declaration of a couple of Labour MPs in Parliament yesterday as they spoke about the nature and the amount of anti-Semitic abuse they’d experienced in recent months, in a highly-charged Commons debate on the subject.”

including parliamentary report from …
• bbc reporter eleanor garnier

W@1: Corbyn accused

this afternoon (monday 26th), 1.00-1.03pm, and 1.07-1.23pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) leads with …

“The row sparked by Jeremy Corbyn’s alleged failure to tackle antisemitism within his party has deepened, with some Labour MPs joining the criticism of their leader”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter norman smith
ken livingstone
• labour party member lee barnett
• haringey labour councillor joe goldberg
naomi wimborne-idrissi, jewish voice for labour


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