36 minutes | Jan 5th 2021

Welcome to 2021

Stephen Bush and Ailbhe Rea sit down for the first time in 2021 to discuss the government's response to the new Covid variation, the inevitability of a new national lockdown, and the political fallout for Boris Johnson. They also take your questions on Labour's uncertain stance on school closures.


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Topics in this podcast:

UK Coronavirus

Covid 19

The NHS

National lockdown restrictions

School closures

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland

Devolved administrations

Political impact of the crisis for Boris Johnson

Labour

Conservatives

Liberal Democrats


People mentioned this podcast:

Boris Johnson

Nicola Sturgeon

Keir Starmer

Ed Davey

 

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