46 episodes

Apolitical is a podcast featuring interviews with people involved in Scottish politics. The show chronicles the inter-referendum period from the aftermath of the poll on Scottish Independence in 2014 through to the cusp of the EU Referendum in 2016.

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Apolitical is a podcast featuring interviews with people involved in Scottish politics. The show chronicles the inter-referendum period from the aftermath of the poll on Scottish Independence in 2014 through to the cusp of the EU Referendum in 2016.

    #45: Leave: EU Referendum Special

    #45: Leave: EU Referendum Special

    In Episode 45 of Apolitical we discuss the case for Leaving the European Union with Tom Harris, the former Scottish Labour MP who is heading up Vote Leave Scotland.     Amongst the topics we discuss with Tom on the podcast are: • His personal reasons for supporting a Leave vote; • The infamous £350m per week figure and what […]

    • 26 min
    #44: Remain: EU Referendum Special

    #44: Remain: EU Referendum Special

    In Episode 44 of Apolitical we discuss the case for Remaining in the European Union with Ross Greer MSP, the Scottish Greens’ spokesman on Europe and external affairs.     Amongst the topics we discuss with Ross on the podcast are: • His personal reasons for supporting a Remain vote; • Whether the EU’s treatment of Greece has […]

    • 25 min
    #43: Libby Brooks

    #43: Libby Brooks

    In Episode 43 of Apolitical we welcome the Guardian’s Scotland Correspondent, Libby Brooks, to the show. Libby is an established part of the Guardian team and has been based in Glasgow since the 2014 Independence referendum.     Amongst the topics we discuss with Libby on the podcast are: • The women who inspired her to get into journalism; […]

    • 42 min
    #42: Pat Kane

    #42: Pat Kane

    In Episode 42 of Apolitical we welcome musician and writer Pat Kane to the show. A long-term supporter of Scottish independence, Pat – best known to many as half of the successful duo Hue & Cry – has been a prominent voice in the constitutional debate before, during and since the referendum campaign.     Amongst the topics we discuss with […]

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #41: Jordan Daly

    #41: Jordan Daly

    In Episode 41 of Apolitical we welcome Jordan Daly from the TIE Campaign. After chatting with Jordan’s co-founder Liam Stevenson last year, we get an update on the campaign’s progress in 2016.     Amongst the topics we discuss with Jordan on the podcast, recorded shortly before the 2016 Scottish Parliament elections, are: • Developments in the campaign’s work since […]

    • 46 min
    #40: Election Review with Steven Purcell

    #40: Election Review with Steven Purcell

    In Episode 40 of Apolitical we are joined by Steven Purcell, formerly the Leader of Glasgow City Council, to discuss the outcomes from last week’s Scottish Parliament elections.     Amongst the topics we discuss with Steven on the podcast are: • Where do Scottish Labour go from here; • What are the causes of the Scottish Conservatives’ success; […]

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
17 Ratings

17 Ratings

JalenKicks ,

Fantastic guests

Love the interviews with Jack McConnell and James Cook in particular. Looking forward to more!

TedUnderhill ,

Informative and relaxed.

Interesting guests and nice style.

johnmcc1 ,

Excellent

Really enjoyable podcast, with a conversational, rather than confrontational style. Recommended.

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