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6ocn/DR/Nn: Labour left rejected

yesterday evening (friday 26th), 6.21-6.23pm and 6.31-6.32pm on bbc radio 4, and 7.18-7.21pm on bbc 2 tv 

six o’clock news, dead ringers (with jon culshaw and jan ravens), and newsnight (presented by kirsty wark) include …

Keir Starmer today resisted the calls of MPs allied to Rebecca Long-Bailey to re-instate her as shadow education secretary. He spoke to twenty or so members of the Socialist Campaign group, amongst whose members are Jeremy Corbyn and Diane Abbott, and confirmed there would be no further disciplinary action, but nor it appeared would there be any row-back either.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter ian watson

• bbc reporter nicholas watt 


PM/6ocn: Long-Bailey sacked

this afternoon (thursday 25th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.20-5.25pm, 5.38-5.42pm, and 6.01-6.04pm, on bbc radio 4 

pm and six o’clock news lead with …

“Sir Keir Starmer has sacked his one-time rival for the Labour leadership, Rebecca Long-Bailey, from the shadow cabinet for sharing what he said was anti-semitic content. She re-tweeted an interview from the actress Maxine Peake in which she said police officers involved in the death of George Floyd in the United States learnt to kneel on a suspect’s neck from the Israeli secret service.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jonathan blake 

neil coyle mp

• bbc reporter norman smith 


6ocn/Nh: Denis Goldberg

this evening (thursday 30th), 6.24-6.26pm on bbc radio 4, and 9.51-9.54pm on bbc world service radio 

six o’clock news and newshour (presented by tim franks) include …

Denis Goldberg, a veteran of the struggle against apartheid in South Africa, has died. He was 87. A member of the armed wing of the African National Congress, he was arrested and tried alongside Nelson Mandela, and was imprisoned for more than 20 years.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter andrew harding 

and 2018 interview with • denis goldberg


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 

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PM/6ocn: McCluskey “Unfair!”

this afternoon (thursday 28th), 5.40-5.43pm and 6.13-6.14pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davis) and six o’clock news include  …

“Today on The World at One one of his closest allies, Len McCluskey, the leader of the Unite union, went a step further.”

“Some senior figures in the party say that the elephant in the room at this election is Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership, and and at the doorsteps, voters are raising more concerns about him, than about Brexit.”


PM/6ocn: Mirvis intervenes

this afternoon (tuesday 26th), 5.01-5.02pm, 5.07-5.18pm, 5.50-5.53pm, and 6.01-6.07pm, on bbc radio 4

pm (presented by evan davis) and six o’clock news lead with  …

“The Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis was unsparing. He said that anti-semitismn was a new poison in Labour, sanctioned from the top, and that the party’s claims to have tackled it were ‘mendacious fiction’. Such tough criticism from a faith leader is virtually unprecedented in an election campaign.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter susan hulme

miriam mirwitch, chair of young labour

has ahmed of east london young conservatives

• poll analyst patrick english 

• students tristan fancourt, sam millward, and olivia hall

• bbc reporter norman smith 

• bbc reporter alex strangways-booth 


6ocn/Twt: Netanyahu indicted

yesterday evening (thursday 21st), 6.14-6.15pm, 10.04-10.05pm, and 10.15-10.21pm, on bbc radio 4

six o’clock news and the world tonight (presented by paul henley) include …

“Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicted on criminal charges including fraud bribery and breach of trust. Mr Netanyahu has been under investigation in three corruption cases, but has always denied any wrongdoing.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter barbara plett-usher

• analyst neri zilber 


6ocn: Labour ‘Shylock’

yesterday evening (friday 8th), 6.07-6.08pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“A Labour candidate has stood down after he was accused of making an anti-semitic remark. Gideon Bull, who had been selected to stand at Clacton in Essex, denied calling a Jewish councillor ‘Shylock’, but admitted using the word during a private meeting.”

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6ocn: Austin on Corbyn

this evening (thursday 7th), 6.08-6.10pm, on bbc radio 4 

six o’clock news includes …

“Two former Labour MPs, Ian Austin and John Woodcock, have urged people to vote for Boris Johnson rather than Jeremy Corbyn. Mr Austin, who left the party in February, said the Labour leader was completely unfit to lead his party and the country.”

including report from …

• bbc reporter ian watson


6ocn/Nh: Halle terrorism

this evening (thursday 10th), 6.18-6.20pm on bbc radio 4, and 9.51-9.59pm on bbc world service radio 

six o’clock news and newshour (presented by tim franks) include …

Jews fear rising anti-Semitism.”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter jenny hill

• synagogue member igor matviyets 

• synagogue attendeee christina feist 

• rabbi walter rothschild 


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