In an exclusive first interview, former NATO ambassador now Parole Board member Sir Stewart Eldon, tells Matt how they decide who gets to come out of prison.
PLUS columnists Knight at the Marriott, India Knight and James Marriott, go through Boris Johnson's speech and why we call people scum.
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41:18As The Green Party host their party conference, Matt Chorley asks whether they can gain from environmental issues becoming mainstream and what they can learn from successful green parties in other countries.PLUSMelanie Reid and James Forsyth discuss the day's news. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Pandemic Politics + John Humphrys
55:48Matt Chorley looks at the impact of the past year on political attitudes with Sir John Curtice and Gillian Prior from National Centre for Social Research.Veteran broadcaster John Humphrys recalls the Aberfan disaster, 55 years on.PLUS India Knight and James Marriott on wasting your twenties, and not reading bad books See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
PMQs Unpacked 20-10-2021
44:16Matt Chorley and Sunday Red Box Editor Patrick Maguire pause the action to analyse the despatch box exchanges at Prime Ministers Questions. PLUSAlice Thomson and Robert Crampton discuss the day's news See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
October 2021 Focus Group
50:48Matt Chorley is joined by former No10 pollster James Johnson for the monthly Times Radio Focus Group in association with Kekst CNC, asking a panel of swing voters in Wolverhampton, Rother Valley and Swindon what they noticed about the conference season, the rising cost of living, and their thoughts on Boris Johnson and Keir Starmer.Plus Daniel Finkelstein and David Aaronovitch on anonymity online and how the rich call politicians. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
40:44Matt Chorley speaks to the Labour frontbencher at the Cheltenham Literature Festival, just an hour after news broke of the killing of Sir David Amess. They discuss MPs' safety, honesty in politics and cross-party working.PLUS:Libby Purves and Rachel Sylvester on police attitudes towards threats. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
56:14Matt Chorley looks at the link between GCHQ and Cheltenham and speaks to GCHQ's historian David Abrutat and former GCHQ director David Omand. Also Ed Balls pops in to chat about food, new labour and strictly.PLUS the Times' Carol Lewis and Jack Malvern discuss Covid in the city and eavesdropping. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
54:54Matt Chorley hosts a panel live at the Cheltenham Literature festival asking how important personality is to a politician's success. PLUS: An interview with Gyles Brandreth on his memoirs. AND David Sanderson from the Arts section of the Times and Manveen Rana of the Stories of Our Times Podcast dissect the days news. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
PMQs Unpacked LIVE
50:06Matt Chorley and Patrick Maguire take a trip down political history lane and analyse their favourite PMQs exchanges in front of a live audience at the Cheltenham Literature Festival.PLUS Author Tim Marshall and the Cheltenham Literature Festival's Head of Programme's Nicola Tuxworth discuss the day's news. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
100 Years Of Ireland
45:26Matt Chorley speaks to the Irish Culture Minister Catherine Martin, Irish Ambassador to the UK Adrian O’Neill and visits a new exhibition showcasing negotiating documents to commemorate 100 years since the start of negotiations of the Anglo Irish treaty.PLUSDavid Aaronovitch and Daniel Finkelstein discuss party conference and Sally Rooney. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Cartoonist Peter Brookes
44:36Matt Chorley speaks to legendary cartoonist Peter Brookes about satirising the cabinet.PLUSLibby Purves and the Atlantic’s Tom McTague discuss the energy crisis and Newcastle United. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.