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PM/6ocn/Twt: Frank Field resigns

this evening (thursday 30th), 5.21-5.29pm, 6.01-6.04pm, 10.01-10.02pm, and 10.07-10.17pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by simon jack), six o’clock news, and the world tonight (presented by james coomarasamy), lead with …

“One of Labour’s most senior and long-serving MPs, Frank Field, has resigned from the Parliamentary party, saying its leadership has become a force for anti-semitism. In a scathing resignation letter, Mr Field, a former minister in Tony Blair’s government, accused Jeremy Corbyn of overseeing an erosion of the party’s key values. He said there was now a culture of intolerance nastiness and intimidation in Labour.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter ian watson
frank field mp
• bbc reporter tom barton
mike cushman of jewish voice for labour
louise ellman mp
(for mike cushman’s views on zionism, see his witness statement at

PM/6ocn: Sacks condemns Corbyn

this afternoon (tuesday 28th), 5.02-5.03pm, 5.16-5.19pm, and 6.01-6.04pm, on bbc radio 4
pm (presented by simon jack) includes, and six o’clock news leads with, …

“The former Chief Rabbi, Jonathan Sacks, has described the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as ‘an anti-semite who had given support to racists terrorists and dealers of hate’.”

including reports from …
• bbc reporter tom barton

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