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W@1: Labour investigated

this afternoon (tuesday 28th), 1.02-1.03pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by jonny dymond) includes …

The equalities watchdog has launched a formal investigation into claims of anti-semitism in the Labour Party. The Equalities and Human Rights Commission will assess whether Labour has victimised people because they are Jewish.”

including report from  …

• bbc reporter nick eardley


PM/6ocn: Falconer “whitewash”

this afternoon (tuesday 5th), 5.03-5.04pm and 6.08-6.11pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by evan davis) and six o’clock news include …

Labour’s plan to appoint Lord Falconer to head an investigation into anti-semitism in the party is facing mounting opposition from its leading Jewish MPs. They’ve warned that any inquiry led by the former Lord Chancellor could be a fiasco, and invite allegations of a whitewash because he’s not from outside the party.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nick eardley
• bbc reporter norman smith
margaret hodge mp
clive lewis mp

Today: Tom Watson attacked

this morning (saturday 2nd), 7.00-7.02am, 7.51-7.59am, and 8.00-8.04am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by mishal husain leads with …

“A row has erupted between two of Labour’s most senior figures, over how allegations of anti-semitism are handled.”
“The party’s general secretary, Jennie Formby, has delivered a fierce attack on the deputy leader Tom Watson, after he asked MPs to contact him directly on their allegations of anti-semitic behaviour. Ms Formby said Mr Watson’s intervention was completely unacceptable, and could undermine the current system for dealing with complaints. But Mr Watson said people have lost trust in the party’s ability to investigate allegations.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nick eardley
• bbc reporter tom barton
catherine mckinnell mp

Twt: Tom Watson criticised

yesterday evening (friday 1st), 10.04-10.05pm (repeated 12.09am on midnight news), on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy) includes …

“There are further signs tonight of tensions within Labour over the party’s handling of anti-semitism allegations. Its general secretary, Jennie Formby, has criticised the deputy leader Tom Watson for asking members to contact him with concerns.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter nick eardley

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