For The Many
For The Many
About For The Many
LBC presenter Iain Dale and former Labour Home Secretary Jacqui Smith untangle the world of politics and media. Expect plenty of jokey banter and informed speculation.
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the Shamima Begum court case, Keir Starmer’s big speech, the NI Protocol, Joe Biden in Poland, defence spending, Iain’s trip to America, the new football regulator, the asylum system, the decline of marriage, banning student/professor relationships, the death of John Motson, Moonlighting/Bruce Willis, Damian Green, vegetables and much more! Buy For the Many Live! tickets at http://www.forthemany.live
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss Nicola Sturgeon’s shock news, the disappearance of Nicola Bulley, Centrica profits, whether Boris Johnson could make a comeback, the axing of Lilt (is nothing sacred?), pelvic thrusts, the death of Raquel Welsh, 99 red balloons from China and whether you should smear poo on a theatre critic.
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the reshuffle and its consequences and debate the merits (or otherwise) of appointing Lee Anderson to be deputy chairman of the Conservative Party. They look at whether fighter jets should be sent to Ukraine, how aid can be sent to Syria after the earthquake and lots more from the week’s news. Smut from the start.
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the sacking of Nadhim Zahawi, the anniversary of Brexit, the state of the economy, interest rates, the return to the political fray of Liz Truss and Boris Johnson, prepay meters and what to get up to in Berlin of a night. For details of For the Many Live! events go to http://www.forthemany.live
Jacqui Smith records the podcast from Beirut, while Iain Dale has struggled up the A11 to Norfolk. They discuss the current state of Lebanon, the plight of Nadhim Zahawi, Jeremy Hunt’s speech, HS2, the 'trans' rapist, the Government’s lack of support for women going through the menopause, tanks to Ukraine, Nadine Dorries’ new TV show, Matt Hancock’s I’m a Celebrity fee and much more besides.
Iain and Jacqui discuss levelling up, wearing seatbelts during photo ops, why the Germans are reluctant to send tanks to Ukraine, strikes, police reform, the Church of England and gay marriage, the blocking of the Scottish GRR Act, Nadhim Zahawi’s tax issues, Jacinda Ardern’s resignation, the delights of Davos, Lee Anderson MP and foodbanks. They touch on the sad death of Iain’s dog, Bubba. Oh, and Andrew Bridgen will be delighted that he gets a mention too. Smut quota: Berlin sex clubs are mentioned…
Jacqui Smith returns to the fray and she and Iain Dale discuss the various strikes affecting the country, the state of the NHS, Joe Biden, Andrew Bridgen, Andrew Tate, sending tanks to Ukraine, Rishi Sunak visiting Nicola Sturgeon, Prince Harry’s book and the prospect of an agreement on the Northern Ireland Protocol. Smut quota: Almost zero.
In their final live podcast of 2022, Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith tuck into a veritable Christmas Smorgasbord of political analysis and gossip, covering strikes, Harry and Meghan, equal pay for women footballers, Is Elon trying to destroy Twitter, anti smoking laws in New Zealand, voter ID, MPs going bankrupt and Iain’s strange dream about Vladimir Putin. Smut from the start.
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith reveal new dates for For the Many Live! and the name of who will stand in for Jacqui in the first episode of 2023. TheY discuss the Anne Sacoolas sentencing, strikes, making public sexual harassment a crime, the new SNP leader, the World Cup, Yvette Cooper on migrants, House of Lords reform, MPs accused of misconduct, what happened on Jacqui’s Hen Party, Michelle Mone, Matt Hancock, the German plot, the most boring towns in England and Iain reveals some sad news. Smut quota: Too high at one point.
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the arrest of LBC reporter Charlotte Lynch, the resignation of Gavin Williamson, The Crown, the US midterms, Matt Hancock in 'I'm a Celebrity', the nurses' strike, the state of the NHS, Kwasi Kwarteng's first interview, the death of Sir David Butler, Boris Johnson's resignation honours list and the podcast's fifth anniversary. Smut Quotient: Middling.
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the new Home Secretary and her incendiary remarks on asylum seekers, Matt Hancock’s trip to the Australian jungle, the rise in interest rates and its consequences, politics in Northern Ireland, regional accents and accent discrimination, Jaccqui’s 60th birthday, the US midterms, the suspension of Andrew Bridgen, the Qatar World Cup, Milky Ways and Bounties and Roshi Sunak attending Cop 27. Smut quota: Low
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