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Newsnight: Watson or Corbyn?

yesterday evening (thursday 11th), 10.44-10.59pm, 11.08-11.09pm, and 11.10-11.11pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

Anti-semitism is tearing Labour apart, can anyone put the party back together again?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick watt

tom watson mp

andrew gwynne mp

jenny manson of jewish voice for labour

louise ellman mp

john mcternan, former adviser to tony blair 

• journalist dawn foster 

• journalist nicola bartlett 

(more…)
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Newsnight: Triesman on Corbyn

yesterday evening (tuesday 9th), 10.30-10.43pm and 11.05-11.11pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis leads with …

The former Labour General Secretary resigns the whip … that it is institutionally anti-semitic, that its leadership is incapable of dealing with issues of anti-semitism, and has no intention of doing so.“

“If you look at event after event after event, my challenge is: any one of them, has he made the right call on it? – and the answer is not once, never.”

Its leader, and his circle, are anti-semitic, never having once made the right judgment call … he either is indifferent to the problem or he’s part of the problem.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick watt 

lord triesman

tom watson mp

• journalist stephen bush, new statesman

faiza shaheen, corbyn defender

(more…)

Newsnight: Labour freedom of speech

yesterday evening (tuesday 4th), 10.31-10.47pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) leads with …

“But a move to include a statement upholding ’freedom of expression on Israel or the rights of the Palestinians’ has angered many members, who called the caveat ’insulting and unnecessary’.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nick watt
joan ryan mp
tom watson mp
carwyn jones am
jenny manson, co-chair of jewish voice for labour
and including discussion with …
gavin shuker mp
• lord alf dubs
• journalist rachel shabi
(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-45414656)
(more…)

Newsnight: Frank Field resigns

this evening (thursday 30th), 10.30-10.44pm, on bbc 2 tv
newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) leads with …

“A ’force for anti-semitism in British politics’ – Frank Field blames Jeremy Corbyn for presiding over a culture of bullying and racism as he quits the Labour whip after 40 years as the Birkenhead MP. Is this the voice of a man who’s long struggled to find his own footing in the Labour Party, or a wake-up call to more MPs who feel the same?”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nick watt
• journalist owen jones
louise ellman mp
chris williamson mp
siobhain mcdonagh mp
(more…)

Newsnight: Corbyn accused

yesterday evening (monday 26th), 10.31-10.48pm, and 10.53-10.55pm, on bbc 2
newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) leads with …

Hundreds protest anti semitism in parts of the Labour Party,”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter nick watt
liam byrne mp
jenny manson of jewish voice for labour
andy mcdonald mp
louise ellman mp
(more…)

Sunday Politics: Labour anti-semitism

yesterday morning (sunday 1st), 11.05-11.20am, on bbc 1
sunday politics summarises the week’s news on …

Anti-semitism in Labour

and includes new contributions from …
ben bradshaw mp
nick watt of the guardian
janet daley of the telegraph
janan ganesh of the financial times (more…)

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