John speaks to Liz Truss who’s backing Boris Johnson, and Greg Hands who wants Jeremy Hunt to be PM. Other guests include Labour’s Dan Carden, Ian Blackford of the SNP, and pundits Miranda Green and Jason Groves.
Government no confidence vote?
Deputy political editor John Pienaar shares his political observations, with news and interviews from key political figures in Westminster. Get the podcast from the BBC Sounds app.
Overdosing on politics
John Pienaar talks to Tory leadership contender Esther McVey about Brexit, her plans for raising public sector pay and admissions of drug use by politicians. Former cabinet minister Priti Patel tells us why she’s backing Boris Johnson to be the next Prime Minister and Labour Party Chair Ian Lavery discusses the Peterborough by-election result and Labour’s policy on Brexit. And musician David Brewis is on the show discussing his new album 45, which is all about Donald Trump. With John throughout the programme are Sienna Rodgers from LabourList and George Parker from the Financial Times
Title: Donald Trump’s coming!
John Pienaar talks to former Education Secretary Nicky Morgan about the Conservative leadership contest and Lib Dem leadership hopeful Sir Ed Davey sets out his pitch. Labour’s Andy McDonald gives his thoughts on the US President and his party’s position on holding another EU referendum and Sarah Elliott from Republicans Overseas UK looks ahead to Donald Trump’s visit to Britain this week. Also on the show are Jess Brammar from HuffPost, former director of communications for David Cameron Craig Oliver and conservative commentator Tim Montgomerie.