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W@1/PM/6ocn: No Corbyn apology

this afternoon (tuesday 3rd), 1.36-1.38pm, 5.37-5.39pm, and 6.07-6.09pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by sarah montague), pm, and six o’clock news include …

Mr Corbyn was also challenged by ITV’s This Morning presenter Phillip Schofield …’Here is your opportunity now to apologise to the Jewish community for any anti-semitism by Labour members’.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter norman smith 

• journalist paul waugh of huffpost 

• bbc reporter chris mason 

(see itv clip at https://youtu.be/f8BAyY-WDZQ)

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MN: No Corbyn apology

this morning (wednesday 27th), 12.00-12.07am and 12.26-12.27am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news leads with …

“Jeremy Corbyn has refused to apologise to the UK’s Jewish community, and has defended Labour’s handling of anti-semitism in its ranks after scathing criticism of the party’s leadership by the Chief Rabbi.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter norman smith

lord falconer 

• bbc reporter alex strangways-booth

• rabbi jonathan romain 

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PM/6ocn: Mirvis intervenes

this afternoon (tuesday 26th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.07-5.18pm, 5.50-5.53pm, and 6.01-6.07pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davis) and six o’clock news lead with  …

“The Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was unsparing. He said that anti-semitismn was a new poison in Labour, sanctioned from the top, and that the party’s claims to have tackled it were ‘mendacious fiction’. Such tough criticism from a faith leader is virtually unprecedented in an election campaign.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter susan hulme

miriam mirwitch, chair of young labour

has ahmed of east london young conservatives

• poll analyst patrick english 

• students tristan fancourt, sam millward, and olivia hall

• bbc reporter norman smith 

• bbc reporter alex strangways-booth 

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W@1: Mirvis intervenes

this afternoon (tuesday 26th), 1.01-1.03pm and 1.07-1.27pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by sarah montague) leads with  …

“Convention dictates that religious leaders stay out of politics, particularly during election campaigns. That convention appears to have gone out of the window this morning: the leader of orthodox Jews, Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, wrote in The Times that ‘A new poison sanctioned from the very top has taken root in the Labour Party’, and he asked people to vote with their conscience in the general election.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter norman smith 

• bbc reporter chris wimpress (reporting from stanmore) 

michael ipgrave, bishop of lichfield, chair of the council of christians and jews

louise ellman

lord falconer

rachael maskell mp

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PL: Mirvis intervenes

this afternoon (tuesday 26th), 12.05-12.28pm, on bbc 2 tv 

politics live (presented by jo coburn) leads with …

“The unprecedented intervention by the Chief Rabbi today.”

including contributions from …

• rabbi jonathan romain 

• bbc reporter norman smith 

• journalist owen jones 

• journalist ian birrell 

lord dubs

kate andrews, institute of economic affairs 

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MN/Today: Mirvis intervenes

this morning (tuesday 26th), 12.00-12.05am, 6.00-6.03am, 6.08-6.09am, 6.12-6.14am, 6.31-6.34am, 7.00-7.04am, 7.09-7.15am, 8.00-8.05am, and 8.10-8.22am, on bbc radio 4

midnight news and today (presented by nick robinson) both lead with …

“The Chief Rabbi has condemned Labour’s claims to be tackling anti-semitism as ‘mendacious fiction’, and questioned whether Jeremy Corbyn is fit to be prime minister.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter martin bashir 

jenny manson, co-chair, “jewish voice for labour”

• bbc reporter chris mason

• bbc reporter norman smith

• rabbi julia neuberger

lord dubs

• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg

(more…)

Today: Labour reform?

this morning (monday 15th), 6.35-6.38am, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by sarah smith) includes …

There will not be any change until and unless Jeremy Corbyn wills it, because he controls the party machine, which in effect controls the rules … many are intimidated from speaking out because they fear de-selection, and if they do speak out it will be seen as anti-Corbyn …”

including report from …

• bbc reporter norman smith

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