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The Glasgow East podcast from David Linden MP

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The Glasgow East podcast from David Linden MP

Twitter:

@DavidLinden

Language:

English

Contact:

0141 778 1177


Episodes

Spring Statement

4/1/2022
The cost-of-living crisis is now a full-blown emergency. Households are dealing with a huge rise in their energy bills. The price of a weekly grocery shop is noticeably increasing and […]

Duration:00:24:46

Benefit sanctions

2/25/2022
The DWP is pushing ahead with a turbo-charged sanctions regime, punishing people for not finding work before they’ve even had their first Universal Credit payment. This episode takes an in-depth […]

Duration:00:22:12

The cost of living crisis

1/26/2022
This episode takes an in-depth look at the cost of living crisis currently gripping the UK. Rising food prices and soaring energy bills are causing anguish, so why isn’t the […]

Duration:00:24:17

Budget 2021

11/3/2021
This episode takes an in-depth look at the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget – both what was announced and the hidden shocks that were buried in the detail of the red book. […]

Duration:00:19:46

Universal Credit cut special episode

9/23/2021
This episode takes a deep dive into the imminent crisis about to hit millions of families across the UK as the British Government prepares to slash Universal Credit by over […]

Duration:00:25:31

The asylum system, coronavirus restrictions, Universal Credit uplift & more…

7/10/2021
Recorded on Thursday 8th July 2021 In this episode:0:29 – Universal Credit uplift3:08 – BBC Politics Live10:15 – Pensions11:28 – Meetings To find out more about my work:Visit my website […]

Duration:00:16:18

McVitie’s update, HGV Driver shortage, Universal Credit cut & more…

7/2/2021
Recorded on Friday 2nd July 2021 In this episode:0:30 – McVitie’s update2:40 – Jobcentre safety4:17 – The looming Universal Credit cut6:05 – PMQs: HGV Driver shortage8:36 – Parliamentary Armed Forces […]

Duration:00:15:02

McVitie’s petition presented, time called on tariffs, poor pandemic border control & more…

6/18/2021
Recorded on Friday 18th June 2021 In this episode:0:57 – Time called on tariffs1:45 – Poor pandemic border control4:07 – McVitie’s petition presented6:20 – Vitamin D supplementation8:13 – Meetings9:58 – […]

Duration:00:10:51

International aid cuts, Jobcentre safety, defence failings & more…

6/13/2021
Recorded on Friday 11th June 2021 In this episode:0:41 – AJAX programme failures2:43 – International aid cuts4:25 – Universal Credit uplift campaign6:14 – Jobcentre safety7:57 – Meetings13:42 – Back in […]

Duration:00:15:57

McVitie’s, job centre safety, the latest coronavirus variant & more…

5/22/2021
Recorded on Friday 21 May 2021 In this episode:0:30 – McVitie’s4:15 – DWP questions6:31 – The latest coronavirus variant8:32 – The situation in Palestine and Israel10:45 – All-Party Group work12:43 […]

Duration:00:14:52

McVitie’s, elections results, the Queen’s speech & more…

5/14/2021
Recorded on Friday 14th May 2021 In this episode:0:12 – Election results1:59 – Queen’s Speech7:17 – Legacy benefits9:20 – McVitie’s factory closure proposal10:58 – Alcohol duty13:23 – MP in the […]

Duration:00:16:08

Both Votes SNP, universal basic income, asylum accommodation & more…

4/30/2021
In this episode:0:32 – Local economy re-opens2:00 – Universal Basic Income3:24 – Asylum accommodation5:19 – Supporting Glasgow cabbies6:27 – Foreign Aid spending8:01 – Back up in the East end8:56 – […]

Duration:00:11:43

The pension gender gap, foreign aid, the election & more…

4/23/2021
Recorded on 20th and 23rd April 2021. In this episode:0:55 – The pension gender gap6:44 – Reusable Nappy Week9:10 – Foreign Aid & Afghanistan10:43 – BT Group redundancies12:10 – Immigration […]

Duration:00:15:10

Reusable Nappy Week

4/21/2021
It’s Reusable Nappy Week and in this special episode, I’m joined by Magnus Smyth from Queenslie-based reusable nappy company TotsBots as well as Sarah Moyes from Friends of the Earth […]

Duration:00:17:43

Easing lockdown, MP in the Park, discussing Indyref2 on the BBC & more…

4/16/2021
Recorded on 16th April 2021 In this episode:0:31 – Easing of lockdown1:59 – Both Votes SNP3:25 – BBC Politics Live7:27 – Greensill scandal9:10 – Furlough support for disabled people10:27 – […]

Duration:00:13:54

NHS pay rises, double-jobbing MPs, new SNP councillor hits the ground running & more…

3/26/2021
Recorded on 26th March 2021 In this episode:0:50 – Big pay rise for NHS Scotland staff5:57 – Stopping double-jobbing MPs7:36 – DWP stakeholder meetings13:24 – In the East end To […]

Duration:00:16:24

Baillieston by-election win, Scotland’s future, the impact of Brexit & more…

3/19/2021
Recorded on 19th March 2021 In this episode:0:33 – Lifting the ban on asylum seekers working2:11 – Scotland’s constitutional future6:05 – The impact of Brexit7:13 – Out and about in […]

Duration:00:14:04

Easing lockdown, International Women’s Day, legacy benefit inadequacies & more…

3/12/2021
Recorded on 12th March 2021 In this episode:0:29 – International Women’s Day2:17 – Easing out of lockdown4:28 – Frozen pensions6:30 – Grilling the Prime Minister on legacy benefit inadequacies9:14 – […]

Duration:00:14:03

International Women’s Day with special guest Kirsten Oswald MP

3/8/2021
In this special episode for International Women’s Day, I’m joined by Kirsten Oswald MP who is the SNP’s Westminster Deputy Leader and our spokesperson for Women & Equalities. We discuss […]

Duration:00:15:49

The Budget, pensions, Scottish independence & more…

3/5/2021
Recorded on Thursday 4th March 2021 In this episode:0:30 – Budget 20214:02 – Pension enrolment5:45 – Meetings with ABI, the Nappy Alliance, WASPI, the People’s Pension, Brighter Bailliestion & Connect […]

Duration:00:15:30