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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)

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Twt: Livingstone jumps

last monday evening (21st may), 10.01-10.02pm and 10.08-10.21pm, on bbc radio 4
the world tonight (presented by ritula shah) leads with …

Ken Livingstone has resigned from the Labour party, saying a row over allegedly anti-Semitic remarks he made had become a distraction.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter eleanor garnier
hannah weisfeld of yachad
chris williamson mp
luciana berger mp
(more…)

Today: McCluskey & anti-semitism

JBBC MEMO 1386

this morning (thursday 26th), 7.55-7.57am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) includes …

Len McCluskey has described some Labour MPs who’ve complained about anti-semitism as ‘Corbyn-haters who are smearing Jeremy Corbyn’.”

including interview with …
keir starmer mp
(more…)

HC Debate: Anti-Semitism

yesterday afternoon (wednesday 17th), 4.14-7.00pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons 17/4/2018 includes …

Debate: Anti-Semitism

speeches by …
Sajid Javid (C)
Andrew Gwynne (Lab)
Graham Brady (C)
Stewart M McDonald (SNP)
Robert Halfon (C)
Lucians Berger (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
John Mann (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (C)
Ruth Smeeth (Lab)
Priti Patel (C)
Lisa Nandy (Lab)
Paul Masterson (C)
Ivan Lewis (Ind,Lab)
Louise Ellman (Lab)
Steve Double (C)
Margaret Hodge (Lab)
Simon Clarke (C)
Ian Austin (Lab)
Maria Caulfield (C)
Alistair Carmichael (LD)
Chris Green (C)
Mike Kane (Lab)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Diane Abbott (Lab)
Amber Rudd (C)
interventions by …
Nigel Evans (C)
Stephen Doughty (Lab)
Sheryll Murray (C)
Jonathan Djanogly (C)
Karen Lee (Lab)
Graham Stringer (Lab)
Simon Hoare (C)
Angela Smith (Lab)
Andrew Percy (C)
Zac Goldsmith (C)
Richard Graham (Lab)
Desmond Swayne (C)
Andrew Bridgen (C)
Jess Phillips (Lab)
Catherine McKinnell (Lab)
Neil Parish (C)
Alec Shelbrooke (C)
Nick Boles (C)
Chris Elmore (Lab)
Lucy Powell (Lab)
Alex Sobel (Lab)
Wes Streeting (Lab)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/commons/2018-04-17/debates/9D70B2B4-39D7-4241-ACF8-13F7DFD8AEB2/Anti-Semitism)
(if you missed it, available from 0:03:00 to 2:49:00 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0b1s3pq/house-of-commons-17042018 or at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=znJWuIgmPt8)

Today: anti-semitism debate

this morning (wednesday 18th), 6.41-6.46am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by nick robinson and john humphrys) includes …

We will not be bullied, the declaration of a couple of Labour MPs in Parliament yesterday as they spoke about the nature and the amount of anti-Semitic abuse they’d experienced in recent months, in a highly-charged Commons debate on the subject.”

including parliamentary report from …
• bbc reporter eleanor garnier
(more…)

HMD: Commons debate 2018

last thursday afternon (18th january), 2.57-5.00pm, on bbc parliament tv
house of commons 18/1/2018 includes …

Holocaust Memorial Day 2018

speeches by …
Andrew Percy (C)
Louise Ellman (Lab)
Theresa Villiers (C)
Joan Ryan (Lab)
Bob Blackman (C)
Lyn Brown (Lab)
Paul Masterton (C)
Stephen Twigg (Lab)
Matthew Offord (C)
Stephen Lloyd (LD)
Eddie Hughes (C)
Ian Paisley (DUP)
Alex Sobel (Lab)
Christine Jardine (LD)
Liz McInnes (Lab)
Jim Shannon (DUP)
Martin Whitfield (Lab)
Mike Gapes (Lab)
Neil Gray (SNP)
Yvonne Fovargue (Lab)
Rishi Sunak (C))
interventions by …
Ruth Smeeth (Lab)
Bob Stewart (C)
Daniel Kawczinski (C)
Luke Pollard (Lab)

(transcript at https://hansard.parliament.uk/Commons/2018-01-18/debates/74DD6E76-8A7C-4522-80CB-853EA6B69745/HolocaustMemorialDay)
(if you missed it, available from 2:54:20 to 4:56:30 at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09p2dml/house-of-commons-18012018#playt=2h54m22s)

QT: Labour anti-semitism

yesterday evening (thursday 8th), 9.43-9.51pm, on bbc 1
question time (debate between jeremy corbyn and owen smith, chaired by david dimbleby) includes …

(Saul Miller:) “The Jewish community is very worried about the state of the Labour Party at the moment. What is your plan to root out anti-semitism?

see also http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-37309835 (more…)

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