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BH & Twtw: Labour anti-semitism

last sunday (16th october), 9.02-9.03am, 9.07-9.13am, 1.01-1.02pm, and 1.04-1.10pm, on bbc radio 4
broadcasting house (presented by paddy oconnell) and the world this weekend (presented by shaun ley) lead with …

“MPs have accused Labour of failing to deal properly with allegations of anti-semitism in the party, and have attacked Jeremy Corbyn for not providing adequate leadership in addressing the issue.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter tom bateman
• acting home affairs committee chair tim lawton
• bbc reporter susana mendoza
* jeremy newmark, national chair of labour jewish movement (more…)


AQ: Labour anti-semitism

last friday evening (23rd september), 8.16-8.27pm, on bbc radio 4
any questions (chaired by jonathan dimbleby), with shami chakrabarti, tim farron, harsimrat kaur, and brandon lewis, includes …

“Is it right that Jeremy Corbyn, supposedly a man of prinicple and honour, should preside over a party where a Jewish Labour MP feels the need for personal protection when attending her own party’s conference?

Chakrabarti completely avoids answering the question, and diminishes the issue of anti-semitism in Labour by:
(i) saying it’s not just in the Labour Party,
(ii) treating it equally with “instability toxicity and misogyny“,
(iii) rambling about sandwiches, “stepping-up”, and party history, and
(iv) pleading “please don’t demonise every member of Momentum and call them anti-semitic

(Chakrabarti: 0:14:50) …


Sunday: anti-semitism

yesterday morning (sunday 7th), 7.11-7.15am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by trevor barnes) leads with …

“In the first 6 months of the year there was a large increase in anti-Semitic incidents.
Rabbi Yoni Birnbaum tells us it’s time for a zero tolerance policy on hate crime.”


Sunday: anti-semitism report

yesterday morning (sunday 3rd), 7.35-7.43am, on bbc radio 4
sunday (presented by edward stourton) includes …

“After a difficult press conference to launch a report into anti-semitism in the Labour Party, Edward Stourton asks • Jonathan Arkush, President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, and • John Mann MP if the report’s recommendations are enough to rebuild relationships.”


LBC: Shami Chakrabarti

this morning (friday 1st), on lbc radio

Chakrabarti Defends Corbyn Over Anti-Semitism”


Today: Shami Chakrabarti

shami chakrabarti appearing to be a spokesman for jeremy corbyn
this morning (friday 1st), 8.34-8.40am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by john humphries and justin webb) includes …

“Stoke-on-Trent North Labour MP Ruth Smeeth has called on leader Jeremy Corbyn to “resign immediately” for his “catastrophic failure of leadership” in not tackling a comment made to her during the unveiling of a report into anti-Semitism in the party last week. Shami Chakrabarti chairs Labour’s inquiry in to anti-Semitism.”


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