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PM/6ocn: Long-Bailey sacked

this afternoon (thursday 25th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.20-5.25pm, 5.38-5.42pm, and 6.01-6.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

pm and six o’clock news lead with …

“Sir Keir Starmer has sacked his one-time rival for the Labour leadership, Rebecca Long-Bailey, from the shadow cabinet for sharing what he said was anti-semitic content. She re-tweeted an interview from the actress Maxine Peake in which she said police officers involved in the death of George Floyd in the United States learnt to kneel on a suspect’s neck from the Israeli secret service.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jonathan blake 

neil coyle mp

• bbc reporter norman smith 

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HMD: House of Commons

yesterday afternoon (thursday 23rd), 12.00-2.52pm, on bbc parliament tv 

house of commons 23/1/2020 includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

speeches by …
Luke Hall (C)
Cat Smith (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
Kirsten Oswald (SNP)
John Howell (C)
Margaret Hodge (Lab)
Fabian Hamilton (Lab)
Brendan Clarke-Smith (C)`
Lyn Brown (Lab)
Stephen Crabb (C)
Jim Shannon (DUP)
Scott Benton (C)
Carolyn Harris (Lab)
Gillian Keegan (C)
Edward Davey (LD)
Alicia Kearns (C)
Charlotte Nichols (Lab)
interventions by …
Barry Sheerman (Lab)
John Hayes (C)
Andrew Percy (C)
James Brokenshire (C)
Daniel Kawczynski (C)
Margaret Hodge (Lab)
Edward Davey (LD)
Lisa Cameron (SNP)
Anne McLaughlin (SNP)
Hannah Bardell (SNP)
Nicola Richards (C)
Jack Dromey (Lab)
Jeff Smith (Lab)
Ian Paisley (DUP)
Crispin Blunt (C)
Bob Stewart (C)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2020-01-23/debates/91823D04-BF3E-4AFE-B0DD-E4A907B577C5/HolocaustMemorialDay)

(if you missed it, available from 0:00:00 to 2:52:15 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dr61/house-of-commons-23012020)

JD: Mirvis intervenes

tuesday 26th november, 1.02-1.03am, 1.04-1.09am, 1.19-1.27am, 1.33-1.35am, 1.37-1.45am, 1.49-1.57am, 2.04-2.07am, 2.09-2.15am, 2.32-2.39am, 2.44-2.52am, 3.10-3.15am, 3.21-3.26am, 3.29-3.30am, 3.32-3.41am, and 3.46-3.49am, on bbc radio 5 live 

jim davis (phone-in programme) includes …

The Chief Rabbi has strongly criticised Labour, saying that the party is not doing enough to root out anti-Jewish racism. In an article for The Times newspaper today, Ephraim Mirvis said that a new poison sanctioned from the very top has taken root in the party, and asked people to vote with their conscience.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter martin bashir 

and calls from …

irene from bermondsey, • simon from edgware, • rita, • fenella from whetstone, • shahid from hemel hempstead, • anthony from london bridge, • phillip from amsterdam, • clare from highgate, • richard from essex, • stuart from stanmore, and • tony from enfield

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Today: Chakrabarti on antisemitism

this morning (friday 8th), 6.52-6.55am and 7.13-7.15am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney and nick robinson) includes…

“We heard earlier on this programme from Labour MP Margaret Hodge, longstanding Labour politician, former minister, who couldn’t bring herself to endorse Jeremy Corbyn in this election?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ross hawkins

• margaret hodge mp

• shami chakrabarti

(more…)

MN/BH: Hodge targeted

this morning (sunday 29th), 12.07-12.09am, 9.02-9.03am, and 9.57-9.58am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news and broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) include …

“The veteran Labour MP and former minister Dame Margaret Hodge, a fierce critic of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, is facing a deselection challenge in her East London constituency. Party activists in Barking in Dagenham voted to trigger a contest in a series of branch meetings.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter caroline davies

mike katz, chair of jewish labour movement

• baroness margaret prosser

(more…)

6ocn/Twt: Labour peers resign

this evening (tuesday 9th), 6.06-6.08pm and 10.40-10.45pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

Three Labour peers have resigned the whip because of the party’s handling of anti-semitism. One of them, Lord Triesman, said Labour was very plainly institutionally anti-semitic, and no longer provided a safe environment for Jewish people.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson 

margaret hodge mp

(more…)

6ocn/Twt/Newsnight: Williamson let off

this evening (wednesday 26th), 6.09-6.10pm, 10.02-10.03pm, and 10.28-10.32pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) include …

“The MP for Derby North, Chris Williamson, has been allowed back into the Labour Party after an investigation into comments he made about the Party’s handling of anti-semitism allegations.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley

• bbc reporter chris mason

ruth smeeth mp

(more…)

Today: Forbes/Huq antisemitism

last saturday morning (8th june), 7.09-7.12am, and 8.47-8.48am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by martha kearney) includes …

Lisa Forbes liked a Facebook post which said that the Prime Minister had ‘a Zionist slave-master’s agenda’.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter peter saull 

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Today: New Labour leader?

this morning (monday 15th), 7.21-7.26am, and 8.43-8.44am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) includes …

“And at what point, what would push you over the edge, where you would say it is not happening, what we want to happen, what we need to happen, rooting out anti-semitism, is not happening, therefore we have to take a look at having another election for leader?”

including interviews with …

louise ellman mp

john healey mp

(more…)

Marr: Lammy on anti-semitism

this morning (sunday 14th), 10.01-10.02am, and 10.40-10.42am, on bbc 1 tv 

the andrew marr show includes …

“There has been a failure of leadership. It’s a stain on Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership of this party.  … many people turning away from the party because of this. It’s shameful the way that these complaints have been managed, and frankly when a senior backbencher like Margaret Hodge is crying, effectively, in the parliamentary Labour Party because of the horrific language that’s been used against her and others, I stand in complete solidarity with them, and I say quite clearly that this pernicious nastiness is found on the extreme left as it is found on the extreme right, and we resist it and fight it equally.”

including interview with …

david lammy mp

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