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Who would want to be an MP?

  • by chris

As another MP announces that he is quitting parliament – this time due to death threats – Frank Mckenna says we need to start to value our parliamentarians once again.

The Downtown Den Politics Podcast | 26th January 2024

  • by chris

The Daily Telegraph is after him, Simon Clarke is after him, and now a former advisor to the PM is apparently part of a group of Tories who are after him too. Would the Conservatives really give us our fourth prime minister in two years?

Tax cuts or better services?

  • by chris

Do people want tax cuts or better public services? That may be a big issue at the election, but perhaps not, as Jim explains in his blog. He also pays tribute to Tony Lloyd and reports on the choice of his successor in Rochdale.

Will the Tories be forgiven?

  • by chris

The Chancellor is cherpy but is he entitled to be? Jim analyses the Autumn Statement and Labour’s pledge to back the tax cuts.

The Downtown Den Politics Podcast | 20th November 2023

  • by chris

This week Frank and Jim discuss the explosive resignation letter from Suella Braverman, the internal warfare of the Conservative party, Keir Starmer’s Middle East crisis and look ahead to the Chancellor’s upcoming budget.