I must admit upfront a sneaking sympathy for George ‘Gideon’ Osborne, the former British chancellor, Robin to prime minister David Cameron’s Batman, and latterly editor of the London Evening Standard.
If Boy George sought popularity when deciding to vie for public office, he has not achieved it. When you ask progs about him he reliably draws sneers of disgust, much like Cameron or – another member of their cohort – education secretary Michael Gove. Or indeed any leading Tory.
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This week we discuss how Britain finally filed for divorce from the EU, as prime minister Theresa May triggered Article 50, with much rejoicing/hand-wringing, depending on your point of view.
Joining us is Martin Williams, investigative journalist and author of Parliament Ltd, who talks with us about Brexit, (alleged) Tory election fraud, and wider corruption and conflicts within Parliament.
Image based on Angela Merkel and Donald Tusk, European People’s Party