Diane Abbott

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Prominent black and Asian Britons warn against BBC local radio cuts plan
David Harewood, Doreen Lawrence and others express concern at potential impact on shows aimed at BAME audiences

Jim Waterson Media editor

01, Dec, 2022 @4:54 PM

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Diane Abbott and Katharine Birbalsingh dine across the divide: ‘Kids thanking teachers for detention? That’s a bit extreme!’
In our celebrity Dining across the divide special, the Labour MP and the headteacher debate education, discipline and their shared Jamaican heritage

Sam Wollaston

30, Jul, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Diane Abbott urges Starmer to act over racism in Labour party
MP says she received no apologies after racist and sexist remarks made about her were revealed in Forde report

Heather Stewart Political editor

26, Jul, 2022 @5:16 PM

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Diane Abbott: Starmer should ‘consider his position’ if fined over ‘Beergate’
Ex-Labour shadow home secretary made comment after Durham police opened inquiry into party leader and lockdown rules

Jane Clinton

07, May, 2022 @5:54 PM

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John McDonnell and Diane Abbott pull out of Stop the War rally
Labour leftwingers react to pressure from Keir Starmer to avoid blaming Nato for Russian aggression in Ukraine

Heather Stewart

02, Mar, 2022 @9:09 PM

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Museum of the Home considering moving statue of slave ship owner
After local campaign London museum says Robert Geffrye statue could be moved to less prominent space

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @11:28 AM

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Labour conference roundup: Tories accused of ‘defunding the police’
A bakers’ union cuts its ties – and a baby appears at the lectern

Peter Walker Political correspondent

28, Sep, 2021 @6:12 PM

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Festival sites: nowt so clear as folk | Brief letters
Brief letters: Festival litter | Quakers | Diane Abbott | Manchester rain | Weather lore

02, Sep, 2021 @4:41 PM

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The schoolday I’ll never forget: ‘I had no idea how pivotal passing the 11-plus would be’
Sitting the exam had been completely routine, but I soon realised grammar school would be a major turning point

Diane Abbott

02, Sep, 2021 @10:00 AM

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MPs and campaigners alarmed at UK’s ‘discriminatory’ crime reduction plans
Government’s proposals include more frequent stop and search and making community service street cleaners ‘more visible’

Jessica Elgot

26, Jul, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Museum of the Home reopens to protests over statue of slave ship owner
Diane Abbott among those saying statue of Robert Geffrye should be removed from east London building

Miranda Bryant

12, Jun, 2021 @3:51 PM

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Losing byelection would be ‘curtains’ for Keir Starmer, says Diane Abbott
Labour left wing would back leadership run by Andy Burnham if party loses Batley and Spen, Corbyn ally says

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

19, May, 2021 @4:00 PM

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