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Sunday: Holocaust Memorial

this morning (sunday 16th), 7.45-7.54am, on bbc radio 4 

sunday (presented by william crawley) concludes with …

“This week Westminster Council turned down a planning application for a Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in Victoria Tower Gardens close to the Houses of Parliament. The Council said it contravenes rules on size, design and location.

But aside from the planning issue, there is a divide within the Jewish community as to whether the memorial should be built at all.”

including interviews with …

• baroness ruth deech 

• journalist justin cohen

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HL: Holocaust restitution bill

friday 10th may, 6.39-8.00am, on bbc parliament tv 

house of lords 9/5/2019 includes …

Holocaust (Return of Cultural Objects) (Amendment) Bill

speeches by lord or baroness …
Sherbourne (C)
Palmer (LD)
Pickles (C)
Deech (XB)

Wasserman (C)
Ludford (LD)
Griffiths (Lab)
Younger (C)

(transcript of second reading at https://hansard.parliament.uk/lords/2019-05-09/debates/7215AD06-5DFE-4F6C-85F3-C7FDE98F7382/Holocaust(ReturnOfCulturalObjects)(Amendment)Bill)

(if you missed it, available from 5:39:23 to 6:59:48 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0004yf4/house-of-lords-10052019)

(for house of commons proceedings see transcripts at https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2019-02-08/debates/07B342B0-BBE2-4E0B-BE35-A1423D4A1C82/Holocaust(ReturnOfCulturalObjects)(Amendment)Bill and  https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2019-03-15/debates/BBEF2566-96AF-45E7-842A-1A66E194F49A/Holocaust(ReturnOfCulturalObjects)(Amendment)Bill))

HL: Hezbollah proscribed

last thursday evening (28th february), 8.00-9.28pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of lords: terrorism motion

Terrorism Act 2000 (Proscribed Organisations) (Amendment) Order 2019

speeches by
lord or baroness …
Williams (C)
Rosser (Lab)
Paddick (LD)
Deech (XB)
Turnberg (Lab)
Polak (C)
D’Souza (XB)
Ramsay (Lab)
Ludford (LD)
Suri (C)
Glasman (Lab)
Redfern (C)
Earl of Sandwich (XB)
Judd (Lab)
Pickles (C)
Altmann (C)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/Lords/2019-02-28/debates/E661F0BE-B640-4241-853F-1C788818B7CC/TerrorismAct2000(ProscribedOrganisations)(Amendment)Order2019)
(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0c6mczd/house-of-lords-terrorism-motion)

WH: Labour antisemitism

yesterday evening (sunday 10th), 11.39-11.46pm, on bbc radio 4
westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn, with panellists • journalist seb payne, • dan carden mp, • baroness ruth deech, and • sam gyimah mp) includes …

“Back home, we’ve got this issue of Labour MPs giving the leadership a week to produce a report on the scale of anti-semitism in the party. That week is up tomorrow: will something happen at the PLP?”

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Today: Holocaust Memorial plans

this morning (tuesday 4th), 7.21-7.27am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson) includes …

“It will stand next to Parliament, a reminder both of the evil that those with power can do and of what they have to make a stand against. The latest plans for a new Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre are being published today, its aim to ensure that future generations remember what happened, and realise that it could happen again.”

including contributions from …
hannah lewis, born 1937, wlodawa
ed balls mp
• lord ed pickles
• baroness ruth deech
(more…)

Parliament: Kindertransport 80

last friday evening (23rd november), 9.30-10.03pm, on bbc parliament tv
speaker’s house 23/11/2018 (partial re-enactment of 1938 kindertransport debate in the house of commons)

Politicians read excerpts from the 1938 Parliamentary debate that led to the creation of the Kindertransport, at a gathering of the Association of Jewish Refugees on Wednesday 21 November at Speaker’s House to commemorate the 80th anniversary of Kindertransport – the scheme that gave 10,000 mainly Jewish children refuge in the UK prior to the start of the Second World War.”

including excerpts from the 1938 speeches of …
philip noel-baker, samuel hammersley, herbert butcher, david logan, archibald southby, samuel hoare, and david grenfell
read by …
james brokenshire, luciana berger, ian austin, ruth smeeth, tulip siddiq, ruth deech, louise ellman, oliver dowden, matthew offord, yvette cooper, john mann, jo roundell greene, lord livingston, and eric pickles
and speech by …
alf dubs
(if you missed it, available at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bvt1x9/speakers-house-80th-anniversary-of-kindertransport)

WH: Holocaust memorial

last sunday evening (18th november), 10.49-10.55pm, on bbc radio 4
westminster hour (presented by carolyn quinn) includes …

”There is controversy over a new Holocaust memorial, planned for a park beside Parliament.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter mandy baker
• architect asa bruno
• baroness ruth deech
and discussion with …
liz kendall mp
mark harper mp
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