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Nn: Corbyn anti-semitism

yesterday evening (friday 11th), 11.08-11.14pm, on bbc 2 tv 

newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) includes …

One of the biggest mistakes [of Corbyn], and one you don’t shy away from, was the dealing with anti-semitism. Why did it prove to be so ineffective?”

including contributions from …

owen jones of momentum 

• former mp caroline flint 

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6ocn/DR/Nn: Labour left rejected

yesterday evening (friday 26th), 6.21-6.23pm and 6.31-6.32pm on bbc radio 4, and 7.18-7.21pm on bbc 2 tv 

six o’clock news, dead ringers (with jon culshaw and jan ravens), and newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) include …

Keir Starmer today resisted the calls of MPs allied to Rebecca Long-Bailey to re-instate her as shadow education secretary. He spoke to twenty or so members of the Socialist Campaign group, amongst whose members are Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott, and confirmed there would be no further disciplinary action, but nor it appeared would there be any row-back either.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

• bbc reporter nicholas watt 

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Corbyn v Johnson

yesterday evening (friday 6th), 8.49-8.53pm, on bbc 1 tv (partly repeated 10.31-10.32pm on newsnight on bbc 2 tv)

prime ministerial debate (chaired by nick robinson) includes …

“[NR] Jeremy Corbyn, it is extraordinary isn’t it that the leader of a religious community has to warn people about you and your party?”

“[NR] What Jewish members of the Labour Party say is if this was black or asian people who were victims of racism, you would listen to them but when Jews say that your party under your leadership is infected with anti-Jewish hatred, you say no no I know better?

“[BJ] His unwillingness to take a stand, to stand up for Jewish people in the Labour Party, his unwillingnes to protect them, to put an arm round them, is in my view a failure of leadership.”

including contributions from …

jeremy corbyn

boris johnson

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Newsnight: Judith Kerr dies

yesterday evening (thursday 23rd), 11.11-11.12pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) concludes with …

“Today we heard the news that the children’s writer Judith Kerr has sadly passed away aged 95. She fled Nazi Germany as a child, an experience she later  immortalised in When Hitler stole Pink Rabbit. But she was probably nest known for writing the Mogg series and above all the classic picture book The Tiger Who Came To Tea.”

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Newsnight: Corbyn at risk?

yesterday evening (tuesday 5th), 10.32-10.42am, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark leads with …

Is Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership at risk of becoming in serious jeopardy because of the ongoing anti-semitism crisis rocking the top of the Labour Party? It was another torrid day for the Labour leader, beginning with the Labour MP Margaret Hodge’s claims that she’d been misled over assurances that his office was not involved in any disciplinary process over allegations of anti-semitism …”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nicholas watt
margaret hodge mp
ivor caplin, chair, jewish labour movement
jenny manson, co-chair, jewish voice for labour
lord levy
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Newsnight: Williamson suspended

yesterday evening (wednesday 27th), 10.54-11.08pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) includes …

“The issue of anti-semitism has led to a Labour MP and close Corbyn ally being suspended from the party this evening.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nicholas watt
jeremy corbyn mp
margaret hodge mp
jenny manson, co-chair of jewish voice for labour
bill esterson mp
• journalist jack blanchard
(more…)

Newsnight: Ian Austin speaks

yesterday evening (friday 22nd), 10.34-10.39pm, on bbc 2 tv (partly repeated 12.06-12.08am on midnight news on bbc radio 4)
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) includes …

“Former Labour MP Ian Austin on Jeremy Corbyn and anti-Semitism.”

including interview with …
ian austin mp
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Twt/Newsnight: Joan Ryan quits

this evening (tuesday 19th), 10.30-10.32pm on bbc radio 4, and 10.59-11.16pm on bbc 2 tv
the world tonight (presented by julian worricker) and newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) include …

“An eighth Labour MP, Joan Ryan, has announced that she is quitting the party, and will join the independent group in the House of Commons. It seems that anti-semitism is the major reason.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
chris williamson mp
(more…)

Newsnight: Carry on regardless?

yesterday evening (monday 18th), 10.46-11.07pm, and 11.23-11.28pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) leads with …

“After seven Labour MPs resign the whip to sit as independents, Kirsty Wark asks if the UK is witnessing the beginnings of a new political force, and whether Jeremy Corbyn will respond to the challenge or carry on regardless?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nicholas watt
luciana berger mp
mike gapes mp
angela smith mp
chuka umunna mp
gavin shuker mp
john mcdonnell mp
ian murray mp
angela rayner mp
siobhain mcdonagh mp
chris leslie mp
lloyd russell-moyle mp
• journalist matthew parris
(more…)

Newsnight: Corbyn and anti-semitism

yesterday evening (wednesday 26th), 10.50-10.52pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) includes …

Did Jeremy Corbyn do enough on anti-semitism to put an end to it within his party?”

including contributions from …
• journalist polly toynbee
• journalist paul mason “We are not going to sell arms to a county which shoots down innocent civilians as policy.”
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