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QT: No Corbyn apology

yesterday evening (thursday 28th), 11.32-11.43pm, on bbc 1 tv 

question time (chaired by fiona bruce) concludes with …

“What are we to make of Jeremy Corbyn’s repeated refusal on the Andrew Neil show to apologise for the anti-semitism he has presided over?”

including panellists  …

• author lionel shriver

caroline lucas

brandon lewis

andy mcdonald

• journalist zanny minton beddoes


QT: Grandpa Corbyn

yesterday evening (friday 22nd), 7.05-7.08pm, on bbc 1 tv (partly repeated 10.33-10.34pm on newsnight on bbc 2 tv, from 0:03:25 to 0:04:15 at

question time: 2019 leaders special (presented by fiona bruce) includes …

[Ryan Jacobs:] “Mr Corbyn, I heard you talk about free speech and standing up for human rights, and I have two young daughters and what terrifies me is I look at some of the Labour MPs, some female Labour MPs, and the misogyny that’s happened in the Labour Party, they’ve been driven out of the party, I look at a video on youtube with Ruth Smeeth particularly (because I’m willing to give you the benefit of the doubt in terms of maybe people aren’t doing it in your name and not supported by you), and I look at a video of Ruth Smeeth online, where she was in a press conference with you, and they say that Ruth Smeeth a Jewish MP was heckled out of that press conference, it’s online it’s on youtube, and there you are at the end of the press conference chatting happily to that same heckler, I don’t buy this whole nice old grandpa, I see that video and that tells me all I need to know and I’m terrified for my daughters because I see what you do in that video and I don’t understand how you can say you stand up for human rights and free speech when that’s how you support a Labour MP at a Labour press conference, I think it’s disgraceful’.”

[Fiona Bruce:] “Under your leadership, Labour has become the second political party after the BNP to be investigated by the Equality and Human Rights Commission. How do you feel to be in that kind of company?”

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QT: Austin on Corbyn

yesterday evening (thursday 7th), 10.46-11.07pm, on bbc 1 tv 

question time (chaired by fiona bruce) leads with …

“With Ian Austin telling Labour voters to vote Tory, and umpteen other inter-party fallouts, how can we trust you if you cannot trust each other?

including panellists  …

barry gardiner mp

kirstene hair mp

humza yousaf msp

• businessman iain anderson

• journalist and broadcaster angela haggerty


QT: Williamson let off

yesterday evening (thursday 27th), 11.29-11.38pm, on bbc 1 tv 

question time (chaired by fiona bruce) includes…

Is Labour right to readmit Chris Williamson to the party?”

including panellists  …

• comedian ayesha hazarika

caroline flint mp

• journalist tom newton dunn

richard walker, managing director of iceland

liz truss mp


QT: Corbyn unfit?

last thursday evening (28th february), 11.10-11.28pm, on bbc 1
question time (chaired by fiona bruce) includes…

“Does Jeremy Corbyn’s handling of anti-semitism make him unfit to be prime minister?”

including panellists …
barry gardiner mp
• author lionel shriver
nadhim zahawi mp
layla moran mp
• comedian henning wehn

QT: Labour anti-semitism?

thursday 21st february, 11.21-11.26pm, on bbc 1
question time (chaired by fiona bruce) includes…

Anti-semitism within the Labour Party: do you think that that is a problem?”

including panellists …
andy mcdonald mp
chris leslie mp

QT: Gaza violence

yesterday evening (thursday 17th), 11.16-11.30pm, on bbc 1
question time (chaired by david dimbleby) (with • aditya chakrabortty of the guardian, • dominic raab mp, • bernard hogan-howe, former metropolitan police commissioner, • diane abbott mp, and • camilla cavendish, former head of policy for david cameron) includes…

(from georgia smith-marr of the goldsmiths palestine campaign) “Will the Israeli government be held accountable for their crimes against Palestine?”

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