In the first episode of 2020, Will speaks to former Labour MP for Middlesbrough South and East Cleveland, Tom Blenkinsop, about his reaction to the 2019 UK General Election result, the current Labour leadership contest, antisemitism in the Labour Party and the current environmental policy of the government.
In this more relaxed, final episode of the year podcast we speak to our former co host on the first pilot episode of the podcast from back in 2017, Jonathan Swales, about the political events of the year including the General Election, Theresa May's Premiership and the up coming US Presidential election. Debated Podcast will return in January 2020.
In this episode of the podcast Will speaks once again to Star Sport's Elections, Politics, and Policy Analyst, William Kedjanyi, about the result of the 2019 General Election, what it means for the future of Brexit, who could be the next leaders of the Liberal Democrats and the Labour Party and what this all means for the future of British politics.
In this episode Will speaks to the Liberal Democrats' Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Edinburgh East, Jill Reilly, about the campaign in Edinburgh East, the SNP's "Garden Tax", why the Liberal Democrats could replace Labour in Scotland and whether Revoking Article 50 is preferable to a Referendum or not.
In this episode of the podcast Will is joined by Sarbjit Bakhshi, the Head of Political Markets at Smarkets to discuss what Smarkets do, the General Election campaign, the 2020 US Presidential Race and whether we are seeing a shift in the way voters think about betting on politics.
In this episode Will is joined by Bruce Wilson, the Liberal Democrats Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Edinburgh North and Leith to discuss the Liberal Democrats in Scotland, whether the SNP are a two referendum party or not, the defence policy of the Conservatives and Labour and what the Liberal Democrats would do in a Hung Parliament.
In this episode of the podcast, Will speaks to Michael Foster, the former Labour MP for Worcester from 1997 - 2010 and former Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for International Development from 2008 - 2010 about some of the key policies from the three main parties manifestos and also his impressions of the General Election campaign so far.
In this episode Will is joined by the Liberal Democrats' Prospective Parliamentary Candidate in Witney, Charlotte Hoagland, to discuss what it is like being a candidate in this election, whether the Liberal Democrats should focus on supporting a second referendum or revoking Article 50, the similarities between campaigning in England and Scotland and the current US Presidential race.
In this extra special General Election Debate edition of the podcast, we invite on two popular social media activists - George Aylett, former candidate and member of the Labour Party and Emily Hewertson, a well known Conservative Party social media activist to debate why their party should win next month's General Election. The debate covers four main topics - Brexit, Public Services, The Economy and Leadership.
In this episode we chat with another returning guest, William Kedjanyi, the Elections, Politics and Policy Analyst from Star Sports about how odds are ascertained for constituency betting, what influence the TV debates have on betting odds and what has surprised him most about the election thus far.