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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In the first of his new weekly series continuing on from 89 Not Out, Ian Morris asks whether local shops can compete with Amazon, and whether Pompey High Streets can survive the pandemic. It’s day [… 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 88 and with only one day to go before the end of the series, [… read more ]
Sarah Cheverton interviews Henry Pearce, senior lecturer in Law at the University of Portsmouth and Deputy Editor for Computer Law & Security, about the new NHS contact tracing app currently being trialled on the Isle [… read more ]