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Today: TUC anti-semitism

this morning (friday 14th), 7.03-7.05am (repeated 8.03am), on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and mishal husain) includes …

An ally of Jeremy Corbyn has suggested that Israel manufactured the anti-semitism row in the Labour Party in order to distract from its own actions. In a recording published by the Independent online newspaper, Mark Sowotka the general secretary of the PCS Union is heard saying there’s no place for anti-semitism in the Labour movement, but he goes on to hint that the Israeli state created the story to hide what he called ’its own atrocities’.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter leila nathoo


MN/Today: Labour freedom of speech

this morning (wednesday 5th), 12.00-12.04am, 6.35-6.39am, 8.03-8.04am, and 8.10-8.23am, on bbc radio 4
midnight news and today (presented by mishal husain and nick robinson) include …

Jewish groups have criticised Labour’s ruling body for adding a statement on free speech to a widely recognised definition of anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ian watson
rebecca long-bailey mp
chris williamson mp
ian austin mp
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
• bbc reporter norman smith
margaret hodge mp
shami chakrabarti

Today/W@1: Labour NEC to vote

this morning (tuesday 4th), 6.01-6.02am, 6.33-6.36am, 7.00-7.02am, 7.09-7.15am, 8.00-8.02am, and 8.10-8.23am, and this afternoon, 1.03-1.05pm, and 1.25-1.32pm, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain and john humphrys) and world at one (presented by sarah montague) lead with …

Labour’s ruling body meets today to consider whether to adopt in full an international definition of anti-semitism, the issue that has plunged the party into turmoil and led to widespread criticism of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ben wright
• bbc reporter norman smith
• professor david feldman, vice-chair of the chakrabarti enquiry
• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg
stephen kinnock mp
• journalist and activist michael segalov
tom watson mp
mike gapes mp

Today: Frank Field resigns

this morning (friday 31st), 6.03-6.04am, 6.33-6.36am, 7.03-7.04am, 7.47am, 7.52-7.58am, 8.00-8.02am, and 8.55-8.59am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain and nick robinson) leads with …

An ally of Jeremy Corbyn has accused the veteran Labour MP Frank Field of ’making grotesque slurs’ after he resigned the whip necause of the party’s stance on anti-semitism. In a local newspaper article published this morning, Mr Field urges the Labour leadership to end what he calls ’its racist tolerance of anti-semitism’, and expel local activists who intimidate other members.”
Frank Field has said he might step down and trigger a bye-election.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom barton
• bbc reporter chris mason
neil coyle mp
lloyd russell-moyle mp
• journalist stephen bush
• journalist john mcternan

Today/W@1: Corbyn memorial

today (wednesday 15th), 6.10am, 8.41-8.43am, and 1.23-1.28pm, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by martha kearney and mishal husain) and world at one (presented by mark mardell) include …

Should Jeremy Corbyn apologise for being present when a wreath was laid at the grave of someone who was linked to the Black September group?”

including contributions from …
rachael maskell mp
lord phillips

MN/Today: Hodge unapologetic

this morning (tuesday 7th), 12.01-12.03am (repeated from 10.02pm on the world tonight), 6.02-6.03am, and 6.32-6.36am, on bbc radio 4
midnight news (presented by ritula shah) and today (presented by mishal husain and john humphrys) include …

A fresh row has erupted between the Labour leadership and the high-proflie backbencher Dame Margaret Hodge, despite the party dropping its investigation into her. She has strongly objected to suggestions it was abandoned because she regretted angrily criticising Jeremy Corbyn over his approach to anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jessica parker
rebecca long-bailey mp
• bbc reporter ben wright

Today: Labour anti-semitism

this morning (wednesday 25th), 7.14-7.18am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain) includes …

“The complaint about Margaret Hodge: bave you said to Jeremy Corbyn, why don’t we just let this go?

including interview with …
john mcdonnell mp
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