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

    LGBT+ campaigner Jayne Ozanne on surviving conversion therapy and getting it banned

    LGBT+ campaigner Jayne Ozanne on surviving conversion therapy and getting it banned

    Acting Prime Minister this week is LGBT+ campaigner Jayne Ozanne.

    The former government adviser opened up about what it was like to go through years of conversion therapy.

    From exorcisms to hospitalisation and even thoughts of suicide, Jayne explains why she hasn't stopped campaigning to get it banned.

    Ms Ozanne also tells podcast host Paul Brand why the government needs to do more to stop spiritual abuse and address the dark side of religion.

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    • 34 min
    Labour is 'turning around the tanker', says frontbencher Rachel Reeves

    Labour is 'turning around the tanker', says frontbencher Rachel Reeves

    Acting Prime Minister this week is Labour's Shadow Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Rachel Reeves.

    The frontbencher, who's been leading Labour's charge against Tory lobbying, admits her party would not get a majority if there was an election tomorrow.

    She explains what Labour needs to do to get in front and why she thinks her party is still behind the Tories.

    Ms Reeves also tells podcast host Paul Brand how she was inspired to enter politics, her route to the frontbench, her return to the backbench under Jeremy Corbyn and her revival under Keir Starmer.

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    • 32 min
    Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins on vaccine passports, sacking half the cabinet and marrying Margaret Thatcher

    Pimlico Plumbers boss Charlie Mullins on vaccine passports, sacking half the cabinet and marrying Margaret Thatcher

    Pimlico Plumbers owner Charlie Mullins is this week's Acting Prime Minister.

    He talks to podcast host Paul Brand about why he wants vaccine passports, who he'd sack from the cabinet and why he wants young people to rediscover apprenticeships.

    He also speaks about his admiration for Margaret Thatcher and why her leadership helped inspire him to become the owner of London's largest independent plumbing company.

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    • 29 min
    Who is Labour's shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds?

    Who is Labour's shadow home secretary Nick Thomas-Symonds?

    Labour's Nick Thomas-Symonds is this week's Acting Prime Minister.

    He talks to podcast host Paul Brand about how early conversations with his grandma first inspired him to get into politics.

    He also speaks about his desire to emulate the ambitions of his political heroes Aneurin Bevan, Clement Attlee and Michael Foot.

    Labour'r rising star also talks about aiming to become the next home secretary.

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    • 30 min
    'I'd fire all the men': Amber Rudd on why she'd have an all female Cabinet

    'I'd fire all the men': Amber Rudd on why she'd have an all female Cabinet

    Former home secretary Amber Rudd is Acting Prime Minister in this week's podcast episode.

    She tells host Paul Brand why she thinks the government should not proceed with instating a 'free speech champion'.

    Why she's sad about the way the Tory Party has changed since she left, and why she'd fire all the men in government and have an all female Cabinet.

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    • 30 min
    It's A Sin's Jill Nalder on what losing friends to AIDS in the 80s was really like

    It's A Sin's Jill Nalder on what losing friends to AIDS in the 80s was really like

    Jill Nalder, the real-life inspiration for character Jill on hit TV show It's A Sin, has opened up to the Acting Prime Minister podcast about what it was really like losing up to 10 friends to AIDS friends to in the 1980s.

    Ms Nalder was also asked how she thinks Prime Minister Boris Johnson would have handled the Aids epidemic compared to former Tory PM Margaret Thatcher.

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    • 31 min

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