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News Podcast of the Year: Matt Chorley presents the best interviews, analysis and panel discussions from his Times Radio show. Listen live 10am-1pm Monday to Friday. If you like what you hear, then read more at http://www.thetimes.co.uk/
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News Podcast of the Year: Matt Chorley presents the best interviews, analysis and panel discussions from his Times Radio show. Listen live 10am-1pm Monday to Friday. If you like what you hear, then read more at http://www.thetimes.co.uk/
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    PMQs Unpacked 19-01-22

    PMQs Unpacked 19-01-22

    As Boris Johnson claims 'he was not told' the Downing Street party would breach lockdown regulations, Matt Chorley and Patrick Maguire pause the action between the exchanges at the dispatch box to explain what's going on.
    PLUS 
    Alice Thomson and Robert Crampton discuss Boris Johnson's leadership woes and swimming in the Serpentine.

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Who is Liz Truss?

    Who is Liz Truss?

    Matt Chorley speaks to Times Chief Political Correspondent Henry Zeffman, former SpAd Kirsty Buchanan and head of the Institute of Economic Affairs Mark Littlewood to find out who the woman behind the photo ops really is. 
    PLUS
    Daniel Finkelstein and David Aaronovitch discuss fairness in politics. 

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    • 39 min
    The Scientists

    The Scientists

    Matt Chorley talks to Sir Mark Walport, Professor Linda Bauld and The Science Media Centre's Fiona Fox about going from anonymous scientists in front of a microscope to media sensations during a pandemic.
    PLUS: Libby Purves and Rachel Sylvester talk Operation Red Meat, the BBC licence fee and more.

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    • 39 min
    How to Remove a Tory Prime Minister

    How to Remove a Tory Prime Minister

    Matt Chorley hears from people who were in the room with previous Conservative Prime Ministers as they were forced out from office. The Times' Political Editor Steven Swinford analyses how close Boris is to following them.
    PLUS: Melanie Reid and James Forsyth discuss the latest Number 10 Downing Street party to be revealed.

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    • 39 min
    Dying in a Hospice

    Dying in a Hospice

    Matt Chorley catches up with former civil servant, cancer patient and listener Clair Fisher about being moved into a hospice and why palliative care needs to be considered in the Health and Social Care bill.
    PLUS COLUMNISTS: India Knight and Hugo Rifkind talk about Boris Johnson's leadership, art degrees and dogs wearing clothes.


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    • 38 min
    PMQs Unpacked 21-1-22

    PMQs Unpacked 21-1-22

    With Boris Johnson under fire for the latest party allegations, Matt Chorley and Patrick Maguire pause the action between the exchanges at the dispatch box to explain what's going on. 
    PLUS
    Alice Thomson and Robert Crampton discuss parties and farming.

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    • 1 hr 6 min

Customer Reviews

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12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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This is a must-listen podcast for anyone who follows Westminster. Topical and well-researched, it also has a good range of guests from across the spectrum.

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