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Blair on anti-semitism

yesterday afternoon (friday 2nd), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
tony blair (interviewed by nick robinson) (in the political thinking series) includes …

This anti-semitism thing has been bad because it’s been in the end something I just can’t imagine having happened in the Labour Party that I joined, all the way through to this moment, I can’t imagine that we’ve had 3 to 4 months debating over something where we have profoundly insulted the Jewish community in our country.”

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Today: Labour hounding Joan Ryan

this morning (wednesday 26th), 7.54-7.56am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson from the Labour Party conference) includes …

“Now there’s an issue that has been very painful for the party, I think rather painful for you personally too over the summer, as well as Jeremy Corbyn, the issue of anti-semitism. You were also on the fringe of this conference last night, giving a speech in which you attacked what you called the hounding out of a Labour MP, chair of the Labour Friends of Israel, Joan Ryan, by people who’ve only just joined the Labour Party.”

including interview with …
tom watson mp
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Today: Labour safe for Jews?

this morning (monday 24th), 6.42-6.43am, 6.50-6.54am, and 8.22-8.23am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson from the Labour Party conference) includes …

“The row about anti-semitism in the Labour Party, the row which divided the Labour Party all summer, may have slipped from the headlines, but it still rumbles on on the fringes of this party conference in Liverpool. One Jewish Labour MP, Luciana Berger, the MP for this city of Liverpool, arrived at a Jewish Labour Movement rally accompanied by a police officer for protection.”

including interviews with …
• rabbi laura janner-klausner
john mcdonnell mp
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Today/PM: ‘Call off the dogs’

today (saturday 8th), 8.00-8.02am, 5.01-5.02pm, and 5.05-5.17pm, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and justin webb) and pm (presented by naga munchetty) lead with …

“The former shadow business secretary Chuka Umunna will make a speech this morning urging Jeremy Corbyn to. in his words, ‘call off the dogs’, and stop Labour MPs being targeted for criticising the party leadership. On Thursday, two MPs lost no-confidence votes held by their local parties.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter jonathan blake
• bbc reporter alex forsyth
john mcdonnell mp
john mann mp
clive lewis mp

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Tony Blair podcast

online only (originally recorded 5th september 2018)
tony blair (bbc podcast, in the political thinking with nick robinson series) includes …

This anti-semitism thing’s been ghastly for the Labour Party, and it’s a matter of great sadness to me actually that we should even be int his position… the problem’s a wider problem, because it’s part of a series of attitudes in today’s Labour Party that essentially come from a position of quite deep hostility to traditional Western policy.”
“That two-state solution also assumes that you have a secure state of Israel.”
You’ve got to have some understanding of the fact that there are people in Gaza are firing rockets aimed at the Israeli civilian population.”
I can’t imagine that we’ve had 3 to 4 months debating over something where we have profoundly insulted the Jewish community in our country.”

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PL: Blair against Corbyn

this morning (tuesday 4th), 12.28-12.36pm, on bbc 2 tv
politics live (discussion programme, chaired by jo coburn, with • stephen crabb mp, • jo swinson mp, • journalist isabel hardman, and • bbc podcaster nick robinson) includes …

Is it possible to take back control of the Labour Party from Jeremy Corbyn?

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Today: Blair against Corbyn

this morning (friday 7th), 6.01-6.02am, 6.33-6.36am, 7.00-7.02am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.10-8.24am, and 8.54-9.00am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) leads with …

”The former prime minster Tony Blair says he fears it might not be possible to take back control of the Labour Party from Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters. He says Jeremy Corbyn represents an existential threat to the party.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter norman smith
• bbc reporter chris mason
tony blair
chris williamson mp
• lord david blunkett
tony blair mp
• journalist owen jones
• journalist ayesha hazarika
(see also political thinking podcast with tony blair at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06kgv15)
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