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Calling Peston: The ITV News Politics Podcast
44 minutes | Jul 22, 2021
Keir Starmer: 'Johnson is lucky...the road will run out' - 100TH EPISODE SPECIAL
Keir Starmer sat down with Robert Peston and Daniel Hewitt for a special interview to mark the podcast's 100th episode - this one really is a must listen.This will be the last episode for a while as we take a break for Parliamentary recess.Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!
38 minutes | Jul 16, 2021
'Pingdemic' pandemonium - plus Prue Leith on tackling obesity
Daniel and Robert discuss the lifting of coronavirus restrictions and how rising cases will mean more and more people are forced to self-isolate.Plus Great British Bake Off star Prue Leith on how to tackle obesity.Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!
36 minutes | Jul 7, 2021
Lockdown easing unmasked - plus cricket legend Michael Holding
The government has revealed its plan for the final step of the Covid roadmap - but for some 'freedom day' is inspiring fear. Robert Peston analyses the decision and tells the story of those who are worried about its implications.Then Dan Hewitt talks to ITV News Health Producer Alex Cherrie about the reaction from front-line medics. Plus Shehab Khan interviews cricket legend Michael Holding about his new book. Remember to like, share and rate us five stars!
32 minutes | Jul 2, 2021
Labour wins in Batley and Spen - plus Hancock resigns and Javid’s back again
Kim Leadbeater beat expectations to win the Batley and Spen by-election - Shehab talks to ITV News Political Correspondent Libby Wiener from the constituency. Plus Robert gets into the detail of Matt Hancock's resignation and Dan talks to Sajid Javid's former advisor Salma Shah about the newly appointed Health Secretary.Remember to subscribe, like and rate us five stars!
28 minutes | Jun 24, 2021
Holiday firm's travel list criticism - plus lockdown lessons from Israel
Can the travel industry handle more uncertainty? The boss of TUI talks to Daniel Hewitt about the impact the UK's "cynical" travel rules are having on the sector. Plus, Robert calls from Israel to give a Calling Peston special report about their new government, the success of the vaccine rollout and shaking hands again.Remember to subscribe, like and rate us five stars!
32 minutes | Jun 17, 2021
'Hopeless' Hancock, hopeful Miliband, and hopes of lockdown easing dashed
Robert has been saying it for weeks, but now the government have finally confirmed that the lockdown easing will be postponed from June 21 to July 19.He talks to Dan Hewitt about the reasons for the decision and whether this will be the last delay to the roadmap. Plus Shehab Khan interviews Ed Miliband about losing the election in 2015 and his ideas for fixing the world. Remember to subscribe, like and rate us five stars!
34 minutes | Jun 11, 2021
Vaccines, climate change and sausages - the agenda for the G7
The G7 summit has started with Boris Johnson playing host - but could a ‘sausage war’ disrupt the agenda? Dan Hewitt talks to Robert Peston who is enjoying the best Cornwall has to offer. Plus Shehab Khan talks to restaurateur Asma Khan about the need for clarity on the June 21 easing. Remember to subscribe, like and rate us five stars!
30 minutes | Jun 3, 2021
Michael Rosen on his Covid recovery - plus will June 21 be postponed?
Michael Rosen talks to Shehab about the three months he spent in hospital with Covid and his gratitude to the NHS workers who cared for him. Plus, will the June 21 unlocking go ahead? Robert answers the question on everyone's mind.And the podcast has finally made it into the big leagues by appearing on ITV's The Chase - but where else have the team popped up on TV?Remember to subscribe, like and rate us five stars!
28 minutes | May 27, 2021
Cummings attacked the government for seven hours - but will it stick?
Personal attacks, swine flu, pox parties, and Jeff Goldblum - it was the committee session that had it all. But will any of Dominic Cummings’ evidence matter? Robert Peston, Daniel Hewitt and Shehab Khan answer the question of the hour and break down all the major points from the seven hour session in just 25 minutes. Remember to subscribe, like and rate us five stars!
34 minutes | May 20, 2021
Traffic lights, travel and variants - will the roadmap be delayed?
Traffic lights, travel and variants - will the roadmap be delayed?Robert Peston, Shehab Khan and Daniel Hewitt discuss a week of mixed messaging on international travel that has left the public wondering whether amber means green or red.Plus, cases of the Indian variant continue to grow, leading to concerns about the final step of the roadmap. Shehab talks to Professor Linda Bauld about the variant and it’s potential impact on future easing.And the team lament the problems of technology for those wanting a pint in the post-covid pub.Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!
47 minutes | May 12, 2021
Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's future - plus the Covid inquiry
Jeremy Corbyn on Labour's future - plus the Covid inquiryFormer Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pulls no punches in this exclusive interview with Daniel Hewitt and Shehab Khan.He comments on everything from Keir Starmer, the local elections loss, cabinett reshuffles and more - it really is a must listen.Plus, Robert examines a future inquiry into the coronavirus crisis.Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!
32 minutes | May 8, 2021
What's next for Labour and is IndyRef2 still on the cards?
Robert and Shehab breakdown the election results, from Labour's defeat in England to the SNP's historic win.ITV News Scotland correspondent Peter Smith also joins to discuss if IndyRef2 is still on the cards.Remember to like, subscribe, and rate us five stars!
27 minutes | Apr 29, 2021
Is a 'full scale crisis' around the corner for Boris Johnson?
Is a 'full scale crisis' around the corner for Boris Johnson?Robert Peston says he could soon face 'an incredible humiliation' and 'calls for him to resign', depending on the outcome of investigations into the refurb of his Downing Street flat.Plus Shehab Khan chats to award winning political cartoonist Graeme Bandeira about lampooning the government.Remember to like, subscribe, and rate us five stars!
43 minutes | Apr 22, 2021
Will claims of Tory sleaze stick? Plus John Barnes on how to fix football
Will claims of Tory sleaze stick? Plus John Barnes on how to fix football Robert, Shehab and Dan look at accusations of sleaze against the government and assess whether Labour attacks are causing any damage. Plus, special guest, Liverpool FC legend John Barnes shares his plan for fixing football after the collapse of the European Super League.Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!
45 minutes | Apr 15, 2021
Cameron, Johnson, and the murky world of lobbying
Cameron, Johnson, and the murky world of lobbying - plus, what's it like to grow up mixed race?The Calling Peston team is back to examine the lobbying scandal which is engulfing the Tory Party. Shehab and Dan tell you everything you need to know, while Robert gives insight and analysis.Our special guest is author Natalie Morris talks to us about her new book, 'Mixed/Other', which explores what life is like growing up mixed race in the UK.Remember to like, subscribe, and rate us five stars!
25 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
Passport to the pub? And why's the UK compromising in EU vaccine dispute?
Will you really need a passport to go to the pub? And why is the UK compromising in the EU vaccine dispute? The ITV News Politics Podcast discuss all the key vaccine developments and call Robert to get his take on Boris Johnson's latest strategy, plus - away from the pandemic - why Home Secretary Priti Patel's plans to deal with migrants appear to raise more questions than they answer.Meanwhile, Shehab is humbled by Daniel's jaw-dropping reporting on atrocious housing, the team react to Robert's all-singing-all-dancing TV turn (as Daniel shares the moment he and Robert united over Meatloaf) and everyone offers poor silent producer Lewis their remedies for coping with a nasty cold.If you're new to the show, subscribe! If you like what you hear rate us five stars to spread the word.
50 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
Is vaccine rollout still on track? Plus Alan Johnson special guest
Former home secretary Alan Johnson is our special guest this week. We also discuss vaccine nationalism and whether other countries can impact the UK's jab rollout. In a deep dive interview, former Labour minister Alan Johnson talks about everything from switching politics for writing, his sympathy for ministers during the pandemic and thoughts on whether Labour can win the next election.Remember to like, subscribe, and rate us five stars.
32 minutes | Mar 12, 2021
Jess Phillips on reading the killed women list - plus, how Meghan interview impacts No10
Jess Phillips on violence against women - plus, how Meghan interview impacts No10Special guest Labour's Jess Phillips, takes us through how we can tackle violence against women, following the killing of Sarah Everard.Plus, Robert Peston explains what impact the bombshell Harry and Meghan interview has had on Downing Street.Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!
32 minutes | Mar 4, 2021
Budget special: How Sunak plans to spend now and take later
Listen to our Budget special for all you need to know about Chancellor Rishi Sunak's plan for the economy in 2021 and beyond.Expert insight from Politics Editor Robert Peston, plus correspondents Shehab Khan and Daniel Hewitt.Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!
50 minutes | Feb 25, 2021
Salmond, Sturgeon and the fight for Scottish independence
Salmond, Sturgeon and the fight for Scottish independence We explore the fascinating row between Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and her predecessor Alex Salmond - and whether it will impact their fight for independence from the UK.ITV News Presenter Julie Etchingham is our special guest this week. She's filmed a documentary on the issue of Scottish independence and tells us all about it.We also have Robert Peston looking ahead to next week's Budget.Remember to like, subscribe and rate us five stars!
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