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PMQ: anti-semitism

last wednesday afternoon (23rd march), 11.45-11.47pm, on bbc parliament tv
prime minister’s questions includes …

Mike Freer (Finchley and Golders Green) (Con): I am sure the Prime Minister is as appalled as I am that incidents involving anti-Semitism are on the rise. Does he agree that all organisations, public and private, should root out anti-Semitism, without hesitation?
The Prime Minister: I completely agree with my hon. Friend; anti-Semitism is an absolute cancer in our societies and we should know that when it grows it is the signal of many even worse things happening to ethnic groups and different groups all over our country. There is, sadly, a growth of anti-Semitism in our country and we see it in terms of attacks on Jewish people and Jewish students—it absolutely has to be stamped out. We should all, whatever organisation we are responsible for, make sure that happens. I have to say that we do see a growth in support for segregation and indeed for anti-Semitism in part of the Labour party, and I say to its leader that it is his party and he should sort it out.”

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Westminster Hall: Shechitah 23/2/2015

online only, on bbc democracy live
westminster hall: debate on animal welfare (non-stun slaughter), on monday 23rd february, 4.30-7.30pm (more…)

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