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Posts tagged ‘Tony Blair’

Nn: Blair on Corbyn

yesterday evening (monday 22nd), 10.41-10.44pm and 10.47-10.49pm, on bbc 2 tv

newsnight (presented by emily maitlis) includes …

Would you be able to vote Labour as things stand?”

including contributions from …

• bbc reporter james clayton

ruth smeeth mp

tony blair  

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Blair on anti-semitism

yesterday afternoon (friday 2nd), 1.45-2.00pm, on bbc radio 4
tony blair (interviewed by nick robinson) (in the political thinking series) includes …

This anti-semitism thing has been bad because it’s been in the end something I just can’t imagine having happened in the Labour Party that I joined, all the way through to this moment, I can’t imagine that we’ve had 3 to 4 months debating over something where we have profoundly insulted the Jewish community in our country.”

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Tony Blair podcast

online only (originally recorded 5th september 2018)
tony blair (bbc podcast, in the political thinking with nick robinson series) includes …

This anti-semitism thing’s been ghastly for the Labour Party, and it’s a matter of great sadness to me actually that we should even be int his position… the problem’s a wider problem, because it’s part of a series of attitudes in today’s Labour Party that essentially come from a position of quite deep hostility to traditional Western policy.”
“That two-state solution also assumes that you have a secure state of Israel.”
You’ve got to have some understanding of the fact that there are people in Gaza are firing rockets aimed at the Israeli civilian population.”
I can’t imagine that we’ve had 3 to 4 months debating over something where we have profoundly insulted the Jewish community in our country.”

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RP: Blair blasts Corbyn

last monday evening (3rd september), 7.00pm, on euronews tv
raw politics includes interview with • tony blair, including …

Is Jeremy Corbyn an anti-semite?

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6ocn: Corbyn against Blair

this evening (friday 7th), 6.07-6.10pm, on bbc radio 4
six o’clock news includes …

Jeremy Corbyn has hit back at claims from Tony Blair that his leadership of Labour poses an existential threat to the Party.”

including report from …
• bbc reporter ian watson
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PL: Blair against Corbyn

this morning (tuesday 4th), 12.28-12.36pm, on bbc 2 tv
politics live (discussion programme, chaired by jo coburn, with • stephen crabb mp, • jo swinson mp, • journalist isabel hardman, and • bbc podcaster nick robinson) includes …

Is it possible to take back control of the Labour Party from Jeremy Corbyn?

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Today: Blair against Corbyn

this morning (friday 7th), 6.01-6.02am, 6.33-6.36am, 7.00-7.02am, 8.01-8.03am, 8.10-8.24am, and 8.54-9.00am, on bbc radio 4
today (presented by justin webb and nick robinson) leads with …

”The former prime minster Tony Blair says he fears it might not be possible to take back control of the Labour Party from Jeremy Corbyn and his supporters. He says Jeremy Corbyn represents an existential threat to the party.”

including contributions from …
• bbc reporter norman smith
• bbc reporter chris mason
tony blair
chris williamson mp
• lord david blunkett
tony blair mp
• journalist owen jones
• journalist ayesha hazarika
(see also political thinking podcast with tony blair at https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06kgv15)
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