Episode 6 - Tom Brake
In this episode Ben talks to Liberal Democrat MP Tom Brake about his experience of working in Westminster over the last 20 years. You can find Tom on Twitter @ThomasBrake or on his website at tombrake.co.uk
Episode 5 - Harriet Lamb
In this episode Ben meets Harriet Lamb, CEO of International Alert, to discuss her career in the third sector, the impact that peacebuilding can have and why she is optimistic about people’s willingness to help each other, even in an uncertain world.
Episode 4 - Jonathan Bartley. (Recorded at Glastonbury Festival 2017)
In this special episode Ben meets Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley at Glastonbury 2017. They discuss issues such as an alternative to mainstream politics, contemporary environmentalism and the relationship between politics and religion. Follow Jonathan on twitter: @jon_bartley
Episode 3 - Dr. Tim Oliver
Ben speaks to Dr. Tim Oliver from the London School of Economics. An expert in political science and international relations with a focus on Britain’s relationship with the European Union and the United States. Check out Tim’s commentary at timothyoliver.com or on twitter @timothyoliver
Episode 2 - Seb Dance MEP
Ben speaks to Seb Dance, the Labour Member of the European Parliament, about his career, work as a European politician and his view of Brexit and the factors that influenced it. Seb’s name hit headlines around the world early in 2017 when he held up a sign behind Nigel Farage that read “He’s lying to you” in the European Parliament. Seb speaks about that incident and more in this episode. You can also read Seb’s description of his his thoughts and motivations in this article:...
Episod 1 - Nick Denys
In this interview Ben Francis talks to Conservative councillor Nick Denys about contemporary conservatism, the relationship between government and workers, and the upcoming general election. Read Nick’s Conservative Home article. Check out the work of Conservative Workers and Trade Unionists.