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The Downtown Den Politics Podcast | 7th November 2023

  • by chris

The latest episode of the Downtown Den Politics podcast with Frank McKenna and Jim Hancock discusses the spate of resignations in the Labour party, the PM’s AI summit and another challenging week for him. There’s also a discussion on who will be the next U.S. President.

Sunak on the ropes

  • by chris

Immigration out of control, the NHS in crisis, schools tumbling down, terrorists on the loose, the economy flatlining, snubbed by international partners, and now an unwanted nickname. Can ‘Inaction Man’ Rishi Sunak get a break and turn the fortunes of his party around?

Oh God What Now?

  • by chris

Since entering Number 10, Rishi Sunak has almost permanently has his head in his hands. Can the PM get a break between now and the next General Election?

Flogging a dead horse?

  • by chris

Is “partygate” losing its impact? Jim thinks so and in his blog he looks at future threats to the Prime Minister. He also looks at the contenders to be the new BBC Political Editor.

Is it ‘when’ rather than ‘if’ now for Boris?

Of all the crisis and controversies the prime minister has been embroiled in recently, could it be an immature slur against the Leader of the Opposition that finally brings his time in Downing Street to a close? Frank McKenna asks ‘Is it ‘when’ rather than ‘if’ now for Johnson?