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Posts tagged ‘Labour Party’

Sunday: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 15th), 7.11-7.17am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by emily buchanan) leads with …

”This week the Labour Party will formally adopt its new ‘anti-Semitism code’ – a definition of what does and does not amount to anti-Semitism when it comes to disciplinary proceedings against its members. But the wording of the code has been heavily criticised.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter kevin bocquet
ivor caplin, chair of jewish labour movement
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Corbyn and anti-semitism

this evening (monday 11th), 8.13-8.19pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 11.13am wednesday)
the long march of corbyn’s labour (presented by steve richards) (1st episode) includes …

Corbyn’s leadership has been tested by Brexit, but also more painfully by the bitter row over allegations of anti-semitism in Labour ranks. More than any other issue since the election, it is this that has re-ignited the insurrection within the Parliamentary Labour Party.”

including interviews with …
lindsey german, chair of stop the war coalition
margaret hodge mp
owen smith mp
len mccluskey
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FB: Labour anti-semitism

friday 18th may, 10.04-10.14pm, on bbc 2 tv
frankie boyle’s new world order (with sara pascoe, katherine ryan, and mona chalabi) includes a discussion of anti-semitism in the Labour Party

”Joining us is David Baddiel: have you been following Labour’s hatred of Jews?”

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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?”

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Sunday: Marie van der Zyl

this morning (sunday 27th), 7.33-7.37am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by william crawley) includes …

”For only the second time in 268 years, the Jewish Board of Deputies has a female president. She talks about her vision for the role and what she hopes to achieve.”

including interview with …
marie van der zyl
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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?”

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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
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