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Twt: Long-Bailey sacked

this evening (thursday 25th), 10.01-10.02pm and 10.07-10.19pm, on bbc radio 4 

the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

“The Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer has sacked his former leadership rival Rebecca Long-Bailey from the shadow cabinet, for sharing an interview that he said contained anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter leila nathoo 

lara mcneill, young labour representative on the national executive committee 

• journalist stephen bush, the economist

• journalist kate proctor, the guardian


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 


HC: Anti-semitism debate 20/2/2019

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 20th), 4.05pm-7.01pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons 20/2/2019 includes …

General Debate: Antisemitism in Modern Society

speeches by …
James Brokenshire (C)
Barry Gardiner (Lab)
Guto Bebb (C)
Stewart Malcolm McDonald (SNP)
Theresa Villiers (C)
Margaret Hodge (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
Luciana Berger (Lab)
Matthew Offord (C)
Ivan Lewis (Ind)
Fiona Bruce (C)
Louise Ellman (Lab)
Maria Caulfield (C)
Ruth Smeeth (Lab)
Stephen Kerr (C)
John Mann (Lab)
Clive Lewis (Lab)
Joan Ryan (Ind)
Stephen Lloyd (Ind)
James Frith (Lab)
Jim McMahon (Lab)
interventions by …
Paula Sherriff (Lab)
Wera Hobhouse (LD)
Steve McCabe (Lab)
Lyn Brown (Lab)
Stephen Doughty (Lab)
Neil Coyle (Lab)
Stella Creasy (Lab)
George Howarth (Lab)
Bob Stewart (C)
Emma Little Pengelly (DUP)
Jess Phillips (Lab)
Robert Goodwill (C)
Jim Shannon (DUP)
John Hayes (C)

(transcript at
(house of commons library briefing paper at
(if you missed it, available from 3:20:14 to 6:16:00 at

Twt: Labour MPs quit

yesterday evening (monday 18th), 10.01-10.02pm, and 10.07-10.27pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by razia iqbal) leads with …

Seven Labour MPS resigned from a party some of them had been in for decades, openly criticised the leader Jeremy Corbyn, and called for a movement to champion a brand new more centrist politics.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter chris mason
john mcdonnell mp
len mccluskey of unite
neil coyle mp
mike gapes mp
• bbc reporter paul moss
jacqui burnett, labour councillor, luton
markus keaney, labour chair, luton south
• journalist stewart carr, luton news
ayesha hazarika, former labour advisor
• journalist philip collins, former speech-writer for tony blair

WH: Is Corbyn an anti-semite?

yesterday evening (sunday 23rd), 10.43-10.54pm, on bbc radio 4
westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

The bitter row over anti-semitism dominated the summer for Labour. Not surprisingly, it is an important issue at Conference as well … Jeremy Corbyn told the BBC’s Andrew Marr this morning that he would ‘die fighting racism in any form’, but will that satisfy critics who feel that he has strayed into anti-semitic territory himself?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter mark lobel
• journalist jonathan freedland
matt zarb-cousin, former Labour press officer
margaret hodge mp
neil coyle mp
• journalist zoe williams

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

Ken Livingstone suspended

this afternoon (thursday 28th), 1.00-1.02pm and 1.08-1.18pm, on bbc radio 4
world at one (presented by martha kearney) leads with …

“The row over anti-semitism in the labour Party has escalated. Labour politicains have called for Ken Livingstone to be suspended from the party. … Sadiq Khan has called for Ken Livingstone to be suspended from the Labour Party for what he described as deeply offensive comments.
Mr Livingstone said that Hitler supported Zionism before the Holocaust. He made the comments while defending the Labour MP Naz Shah, who he insists could not be accused of anti-semitism.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter carole walker
ken livingstone
wes streeting
jon lansman
neil coyle mp (more…)

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