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Posts tagged ‘Today in parliament’

TIP: Looted art bill

yesterday evening (friday 8th), 11.49-11.54pm (repeated 7.15am on today), on bbc radio 4
today in parliament (presented by mark darcy) includes …

“Moves to return art looted by the Nazis to its rightful owners have moved a step closer to clearing Parliament … However, Labour’s deputy leader Tom Watson used the debate to attack those behind a no confidence motion against a Labour MP.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter alicia mccarthy
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HMD: Today in parliament

yesterday evening (thursday 24th), 11.37-11.42am (partly repeated 6.41am on today), on bbc radio 4
today in parliament (presented by sean curran and simon jones) includes …

MPs from across the politicial divide came together to condemn anti-semitism in the UK and abroad, during a debate to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.”

including speeches by …
luciana berger mp
andrew percy mp
stephen crabb mp
john mann mp
theresa villiers mp
anna turley mp
lisa cameron mp
peter bottomley mp
ian austin mp
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TIP: Anti-semitism HL 13/9/2018

yesterday evening (thursday 13th), 11.45-11.48pm, on bbc radio 4
today in parliament (presented by susan hulme) includes …

“The former chief rabbi Lord Sacks has said he never expected to see anti-semitism become dangerous in the UK in his lifetime, but that he felt that he could not stay silent. Lord Sacks was speaking in a Lords debate in which the Labour Party and Jeremy Corbyn himself came in for stinging criticism from across the House.”
(Sacks) “Anti-Semitism, or any hate, becomes dangerous when three things happen. First, when it moves from the fringes of politics to a mainstream party and its leadership. Secondly, when the party sees that its popularity with the general public is not harmed thereby. Thirdly, when those who stand up and protest are vilified and abused for doing so. All three factors exist in Britain now. I never thought I would see this in my lifetime. That is why I cannot stay silent. For it is not only Jews who are at risk—so too is our humanity.”

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