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Today: Labour contrast

this morning (saturday 23rd), 7.49-7.56am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

Compare and contrast … ‘There is now brutality in the Labour Party. Racist bullies are responible for driving one, Luciana Berer, out of the party, and it needs to change if more are not to follow.’ That was the reaction of the party’s deputy leader, Tom Watson. In contrast: ‘There is no place for harshness and bullying in the party. and to tell you the truth, I don’t believe it exists on a wide scale.’ That was the response of the leader, Jeremy Corbyn.”

including interviews with …
chris williamson mp
lucy powell mp

HC Debate: Anti-Semitism

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 17th), 4.14-7.00pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons 17/4/2018 includes …

Debate: Anti-Semitism

speeches by …
Sajid Javid (C)
Andrew Gwynne (Lab)
Graham Brady (C)
Stewart M McDonald (SNP)
Robert Halfon (C)
Lucians Berger (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
John Mann (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (C)
Ruth Smeeth (Lab)
Priti Patel (C)
Lisa Nandy (Lab)
Paul Masterson (C)
Ivan Lewis (Ind,Lab)
Louise Ellman (Lab)
Steve Double (C)
Margaret Hodge (Lab)
Simon Clarke (C)
Ian Austin (Lab)
Maria Caulfield (C)
Alistair Carmichael (LD)
Chris Green (C)
Mike Kane (Lab)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Diane Abbott (Lab)
Amber Rudd (C)
interventions by …
Nigel Evans (C)
Stephen Doughty (Lab)
Sheryll Murray (C)
Jonathan Djanogly (C)
Karen Lee (Lab)
Graham Stringer (Lab)
Simon Hoare (C)
Angela Smith (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
Zac Goldsmith (C)
Richard Graham (Lab)
Desmond Swayne (C)
Andrew Bridgen (C)
Jess Phillips (Lab)
Catherine McKinnell (Lab)
Neil Parish (C)
Alec Shelbrooke (C)
Nick Boles (C)
Chris Elmore (Lab)
Lucy Powell (Lab)
Alex Sobel (Lab)
Wes Streeting (Lab)

(transcript at
(if you missed it, available from 0:03:00 to 2:49:00 at or at

Today: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (wednesday 16th), 8.39-8.41am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“A Labour party member has been suspended for the second time because of complaints made about anti-semitic comments that she allegedly posted online … We have heard increasingly, as a result of comments made in recent weeks, that there is a problem in the Labour Party that is not being dealt with sufficiently by the leadership. Has the issue of anti-semitism been discussed in the shadow cabinet?”

including interview with …
ª shadow education secretary lucy powell (more…)


last saturday evening (25th july), 8.44-8.48pm, on bbc radio 4
shhh (about silence, presented by lucy powell) (in the archive on 4 series) includes …

“The silence of the dead is different in places like Auschwitz. Here is former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, with former Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks …”


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