Pompey’s favourite party political podcast returns with hosts Ian ‘Tiny’ Morris and Simon Sansbury.In this week’s episode, Ian and Simon talk about recent events in the USA, threats from President Trump to ‘send in the military’ and the ending of the UK virtual parliament. Listener Ivy Burrows joins them to discuss ideas on how democratic accountability could be improved and how elections and political institutions could be dragged into the 21st century.
Do we value our democracy? We discuss events in the United States of America, in Parliament and closer to home as we what we do when those representing us say and do things we vehemently disagree with.
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Local resident and S&C contributor Ian Morris gives a tongue in cheek response to last week’s draft Brexit deal, and asks what it means for Britain, and our political discourse. Last Thursday, I listened to [… read more ]
Pompey’s favourite party political podcast returns with hosts Ian ‘Tiny’ Morris and Simon Sansbury for the first of what they hope to be six General Election 2019 special episodes. Each guest will be invited to introduce themselves, share [… read more ]
S&C contributor and Pompey Politics Podcast host Ian Morris shares his experience of the lockdown, as someone with diabetes. It’s Day 51, Ian has a day off and discovers the many, sometimes wooden, wonders of [… read more ]