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ITV News Political Correspondent Paul Brand offers the hypothetical keys to Number 10 to a guest and asks them: What would you do now?

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ITV News Political Correspondent Paul Brand offers the hypothetical keys to Number 10 to a guest and asks them: What would you do now?

    MP reveals what it's like to self-isolate with coronavirus symptoms

    MP reveals what it's like to self-isolate with coronavirus symptoms

    An MP self-isolating over coronavirus has revealed to the Acting Prime Minister podcast what it's like to be in quarantine with Covid-19 symptoms.William Wragg, one of several MPs self-isolating over fears of spreading the deadly virus, told podcast host Paul Brand the worst symptom he's experiencing is "night sweats".Listen to the full episode to find out what it's like to be in self-isolation, and of course, we ask him all the usual Acting Prime Minister questions.

    • 25 min
    Stab victim turned champion boxer on how the government can stop knife crime

    Stab victim turned champion boxer on how the government can stop knife crime

    A British champion boxer - who was stabbed as a teenager - has revealed to ITV News podcast Acting Prime Minister how he thinks the government could tackle knife crime.Richard Riakporhe, who says he'd been mixing with the "wrong" people when he was...

    • 27 min
    Nadia Whittome on being Britain's youngest MP

    Nadia Whittome on being Britain's youngest MP

    Nadia Whittome talks about the "whirlwind" that saw her elected as a 23-year-old MP, just weeks after failing to secure a temporary Christmas job.

    • 26 min
    Labour deputy leadership candidate Angela Rayner on her 'traumatic' childhood

    Labour deputy leadership candidate Angela Rayner on her 'traumatic' childhood

    In a rare, revealing and candid long-length interview, Labour deputy leadership candidate Angela Rayner opens up on a wide range of topics.

    • 41 min
    Ken Clarke says Dominic Cummings should 'vanish' and warns BBC needs protecting

    Ken Clarke says Dominic Cummings should 'vanish' and warns BBC needs protecting

    Veteran Tory Ken Clarke opens up to Paul Brand on a wide range of subjects, including the BBC, Boris Johnson and Dominic Cummings.

    • 40 min
    'I'd invite everyone to Downing Street for a drink': What comedian Andy Parsons would do as PM

    'I'd invite everyone to Downing Street for a drink': What comedian Andy Parsons would do as PM

    In this week's episode, we're joined by political satirist Andy Parsons - a panellist on Have I Got News for You and Mock The Week who is currently touring the country with his show "Healing the Nation". He tells ITV News Political Correspondent Paul...

    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

Ilsleyl ,

Authentic and laidback

It’s so refreshing to have a podcast which shows the human side of politicians, especially in an age where they are relentlessly vilified.

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Good content, audio is always too quiet to hear over traffic

Just fix the sound please

Edit: Series 2 and it’s still stopping me listening

wallacal ,

Novel approach to politics

Novel way to talk politics and great variety of speakers and pace between them all.

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