112: We Will Have Adequate Food

Rob and Tom discuss Vote Leave breaking electoral law. What does that mean for the Brexit result? Will there be a second referendum? Will we have enough food?

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • Vote Leave and Electoral Law

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111: Harry Potter and the Future Relationship Between the United Kingdom and the European Union

Rob and Tom discuss a crazy week in British politics with two cabinet ministers resigning over the Brexit deal white paper.

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • Boris and David Davis Resignations

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110: BoJo No Show, Brexit So-So

Rob and Tom discuss how bad a Brexit No Deal would be and whether Vince Cable truly wants to emulate James Bond over summer.

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • Brexit No Deal
  • Regular Feature: Parliamentary Holidays

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109: Parliamentary Wiff-Waff

Rob and Tom discuss the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill and how a bill goes through parliament (in brief).

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • European Union (Withdrawal) Bill
  • New Regular Feature: Political Deathmatch (the G7)

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108: Kim Thong Un

Rob and Tom discuss why Trump seems to have so little power in national policy but a much greater sabre to rattle in foreign affairs.

There were some audio issues with Rob's recording, I've done my best to fix them so the episode was slightly delayed.

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • Trump's Power at home and abroad
  • Would You Rather? Referendums

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107: You Come to Me on the Day of The Royal Wedding?

Rob and Tom discuss what might happen with the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland during Brexit.

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • Irish Border and Customs Union
  • House of Lords Reform

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106: Local Elections for Local People

Rob and Tom discuss the most interesting thing in politics...an election! They pore over the latest local election results in the UK.

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • Local Elections 2018
  • Voter ID

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105: Immigrants, They Get the Job Done

Rob and Tom discuss the latest political news including the Windrush scandal and the aftermath of the bombing in Syria.

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • Windrush
  • Syria
  • The Polls
  • Returning Regular Feature: Would You Rather?

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104: Politics in the Animal Kingdom

103: Springtime for Hammond

Rob and Tom discuss the latest political news featuring the Spring Statement, Russian spies and Rex Tillerson.

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • Spring Statement 2018
  • Rex Tillerson firing
  • New Regular Feature: Would You Rather?

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  • Recording engineer: Craig
  • Theme song: Parody of Common People by Pulp, lyrics by our friends, sung by Tom
  • Main Image: Philip Hammond by Raul Mee. Used via CC BY-ND 2.0

102: Beast from the East

Reporting from bunkers to protect them from the cold Rob and Tom discuss the latest political news. 

Topics

  • The Headlines
  • Corbyn and May's Brexit speeches
  • New Regular Feature: Who Said It?

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101: Pyramid of Piffle

Welcome to a new fortnightly politics podcast where Rob and Tom dissect the political news in the UK. We promise not to talk about Brexit...too much.

Topics

  • Boris trying to woo Remainers
  • Moggmania
  • Newspaper Bingo: The Daily Express

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  • Recording engineer: Craig
  • Theme song: Parody of Common People by Pulp, lyrics by our friends, sung by Tom