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Posts tagged ‘Ken Livingstone’

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


HMD: Ken Livingstone

last friday (26th january), on press tv
has the holocaust been exploited to oppress others? (presented by roshan mohammed shah, with studio guest ken livingstone) (in the the big conversation series)

(Livingstone, 0:12:18) “We aren’t seeing the image about what happens to so many Palestinians because literally it’s considered too controversial. Anyone doing a film about it has got to be denounced as anti-semitic.”

(if you missed it, available at

Today: Livingstone inquiry?

this morning (thursday 6th), 6.54-6.58am, and 8.19-8.22am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

Ken Livingstone is facing another inquiry by Labour amid mounting anger in the party about his comments on Adolf Hitler and Zionism.”

including interviews with …
rhea wolfson, of momentum and the labour national executive committee
angela rayner mp (more…)

W@1: Labour and anti-semitism

this afternoon (wednesday 5th), 1.24-1.28pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) includes …

“It’s a row about anti-semitism which has inflamed the fault-lines running through the Labour Party.”

including contributions from …
tom watson mp, deputy labour leader
keir starmer mp
adrian cohen, chairman of labour friends of israel (more…)

Today: Ken Livingstone suspended

this morning (wednesday 5th), 7.32-7.33am, and 7.34-7.41am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphrys) includes …

“The former Mayor of London, Ken Livingstone, has been suspended from representing the Labour party, after the National Constitutional Committee found him guilty of making controversial comments about Hitler and Zionism.”

including interview with …
lord levy (more…)

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