Boris Johnson

303: Pannick On The Streets of London

Rob and Tom discuss a Conference Season as well as a certain Supreme Court Ruling…

Topics

  • [0:00] Intro

  • [1:45] Trump Impeachment?

  • [12:15] Conference Season

  • [13:44] Lib Dem Conference

  • [26:12] UKIP Conference?

  • [28:28] Labour Conference

  • [43:52] Labour's Brexit Stance

  • [48:15] Supreme Court Ruling

  • [58:34] Unparliamentary Language

  • [1:08:05] “Getting Brexit Done”

  • [1:14:20] Quick Polls Update

  • [1:19:36] Trump Update

  • [1:20:24] Outro

  • [1:21:51] Bonus: Sultry Wilko

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302: A Long Week in Politics

Rob and Tom discuss a very long week in politics for Boris Johnson, a Lib Dem surge and the legality of proroguing.

Topics

  • Intro [0:00]

  • Brexit: A Long Week in Politics [0:54]

  • Boris Loses His Majority [10:21]

  • Boris Struggles at PMQs [17:26]

  • Boris Can’t Get an Election [22:46]

  • September 5th: Bye Bye Jo Jo [30:29]

  • The Weekend: What Could Go Wrong? [33:48]

  • The Last Day of Parliament [35:07]

  • A Lawful Proroguing? [40:48]

  • What’s Next? [44:46]

  • Quick Polls Update [49:42]

  • Outro [01:01:48]

  • Bonus: Jeopardy [01:04:00]

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  • Recording engineer: Craig

  • Theme song: Handel's Water Music (Public Domain under CC0 1.0) with Big Ben Chimes (By hyderpotter under CC0 1.0).

  • Main Image: Reclining Rees-Mogg from Twitter

301: Deselection Election?

Rob and Tom are back for a new season because the Boris and Brexit news just won’t stop! This week they dive into proroguing and fears of an upcoming General Election.

Topics

  • Intro [0:00]

  • What is proroguing? [1:44]

  • Does Boris want a No Deal Brexit? [7:25]

  • Boris' speech and promises [13:53]

  • How could this cause a General Election? [19:20]

  • Deselection of Tory MPs [25:11]

  • What are Boris' options if the bill passes? [28:15]

  • Does Labour want a GE? [32:38]

  • The Polls and GE predictions [35:25]

  • What are the EU thinking? [45:02]

  • Outro [47:56]

  • Bonus: Listener Jokes [50:09]

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222: Bojo, JoJo, Ho Ho?

Rob and Tom are back for an extra special episode to end the season as they discuss Boris Johnson. While discussing the new Prime Minister they also cover another new leader and the Cabinet in detail.

Topics

  • Intro [0:00]

  • John Sun [1:40]

  • Jo Swinson [4:21]

  • Boris Johnson, Prime Minister, DUDE [16:13]

  • Deliver (Brexit) [19:16]

  • The New Cabinet [25:16]

  • Jacob Rees-Mogg M.P. Esq [47:12]

  • Diversity in the Cabinet [51:58]

  • Unite (Party & Country) [54:47.670]

  • Defeat (Labour) [1:03:23]

  • Energise (the Conservatives) [1:12:36]

  • Outro [1:16:22]

  • Bonus: Missing Manifesto [1:17:37]

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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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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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Attribution

  • Recording engineer: Craig

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