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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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W@1: McCluskey “Unfair!”

this afternoon (thursday 28th), 1.14-1.17pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

What about ordinary working Jewish people? You’ll know that the Chief Rabbi has talked of antisemitism, ‘a poison sanctioned from the top’.“

“I think that was wrong and quite extraordinary that a religious leader should come out and say that.”

[0:16:18] “But there are other organisations: the Jewish Voice for Labour, for example, has come out and rejected the type of criticism levelled at Jeremy Corbyn and Labour. It’s unfair!

including interview with …

len mccluskey of unite

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W@1: No Corbyn apology

this afternoon (wednesday 27th), 1.02-1.03pm, 1.04-1.05pm, and 1.14-1.15pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

Mr Corbyn again this morning declined to apologise over the anti-semitism claims. However, his close ally, the shadow chancellor, John McDonnell, said he was really sorry for the way the allegations had been handled.” 

including report from …

• 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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W@1: McDonnell on Corbyn

this afternoon (thursday 7th), 1.05-1.06pm and 1.09-1.13pm, on bbc radio 4

world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“I don’t know if you’ve seen the Jewish Chronicle this morning, it’s given over its front page to a letter which they say is ‘To all our fellow British citizens’, and the first sentence of the article says ‘The vast majority of British Jews consider Jeremy Corbyn to be an anti-semite’, and it ends that ‘if he’s chosen to be our next prime minister, the message will be stark, that our dismay, our fears of what that will mean, where it will lead, are irrelevant’,”

including interview with …

john mcdonnell mp

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W@1/Nh: Annexation promise

this afternoon, 1.36-1.40pm on bbc radio 4, and 2.36-2.45pm on bbc world service radio 

world at one (presented by sarah montague) and newshour (presented by james coomarasamy) include …

“The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has made a campaign pledge to in effect annex the Jordan valley in the occupied West Bank“

including interviews with …

yossi mekelberg of chatham house

• jordanian foreign minister ayman safadi

• former us ambassador martin indyk,

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W@1: Labour anti-semitism

yesterday afternoon (monday 22nd), 1.40-1.41pm, on bbc radio 4 

world at one (presented by sarah montague) includes …

“On your Twitter feed, you have pinned a picture of a concentration camp with a quote that begins ‘Remember it didn’t start with gas chambers’. Why have you done that?”

including interview with …

diana johnson mp

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