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PM/6ocn: Labour whistle-blowers

this evening (wednesday 10th), 5.02-5.03pm, 5.16-5.28pm, and 6.09-6.14pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davies) and six o’clock news (presented by jane steel)  include …

Eight former Labour officials, including seven from the complaints and disputes department, discuss anti-semitism in the Party. Four of them are speaking out despite having signed non-disclosure agreements with the Labour Party.”

including contributions from …

joshua garfield 

sam matthews, head of disputes until 2018

dan hogan, investigation officer until 2018

louise withers-green, disputes officer until 2018

andrew gwynne mp

lord falconer

• lord iain mcnicol, former general secretary 

• bbc reporter chris mason 

• bbc reporter laura kuenssberg 

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PM/6ocn: 116 shun Williamson

this evening (thursday 27th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.19-5.24pm, and 6.01-6.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

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

“The readmission of Labour MP Chris Williamson into the party is causing a big storm. 90 Labour MPs  and peers have signed a statement demanding Jeremy Corbyn withdraw the whip from Chris Williamson.”

Over 100 Labour MPs & peers demand overturn of Williamson party re-admission”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter nick eardley

tom watson mp

tosh mcdonald of aslef

• bbc reporter norman smith

jeremy corbyn mp

chris williamson mp

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PM: Anne Frank 90

yesterday evening (wednesday 12th), 5.52-5.58pm, on bbc radio 4 

pm concludes with …

“Danny Finkelstein’s mother Mirjam Finkelstein knew Anne Frank as a child in Amsterdam, and knew her at the Belsen concentration camp, where Anne died.”

including interview with …

• journalist and politician daniel finkelstein

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PM: Portuguese citizenship

this evening (friday 30th), 5.43-5.49pm, on bbc radio 4 (repeated 1.24pm and 9.54pm saturday on newshour on bbc world service radio) 

pm (presented by evan davis) includes …

Some British Jews have applied for Portuguese citizenship, for which they they are now entitled if they can prove their ancestors fled the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions some years ago.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter naomi grimley

• appplicant alex abrahams

gabriel steinhardt, president, lisbon jewish community

(see also https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/Turning_Portuguese)

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PM/6ocn: Willsman suspended

this evening (friday 30th), 5.00-5.02pm, 5.10-5.16pm, and 6.01-6.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

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

“A senior Labour official, Peter Willsman, has been suspended after he appeared to accuse the Israeli embassy of whipping up complaints about anti-semitism within the party.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jessica parker

daniel johnson msp

• journalist kevin maguire

mike katz, jewish labour movement 

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PM/6ocn: Judith Kerr dies

this afternoon (thursday 23rd), 5.53-5.58pm, and 6.16-6.19pm, on bbc radio 4

pm, and six o’clock news, include …

“The author and illustrator Judith Kerr, whose most famous work The Tiger Who Came To Tea has been enjoyed by generations of children, has died at the age of 95.” 

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter julian worricker

• bbc reporter paddy oconnell 

• author philip pullman 

• author matt haig 

• bbc presenter emily maitlis

• author frank cottrell-boyce

• bbc reporter david sillito 

• author michael rosen

(see also https://www.timesofisrael.com/jewish-childrens-book-author-judith-kerr-dies-at-95/)

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Today/PM: Eurovision

today (saturday 18th), 8.09-8.10am, 8.20-8.22am,  8.48-8.53am, and 5.23-5.27pm, on bbc radio 4 

today (presented by justin webb and john humphrys) and pm (presented by carolyn quinn) include …

“The final of the 64th Eurovision song contest takes place in Tel Aviv this evening, following Israel’s victory in last year’s competition. The event has become highly political after dozens of artists called for a boycott because of Israel’s treatment of the occupied Palestinian territories.”

“But if Israel likes Eurovision-the-competition, its relationship with Europe-the-continent is more ambiguous.”

including contributions from  …

• bbc reporter david sillito 

• bbc reporter paddy oconnell 

• bbc reporter james landale 

• pollster dahlia scheindlin 

ilan issacson, head of security at eshkol

nour odeh, media consultant, spokesperson for the palestinian authority

alistair burt mp

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