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Author: The Times

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Matt Chorley and a selection of leading Times writers and columnists give their perspective on major national and international stories. If you like what you hear, then read more at http://www.thetimes.co.uk/

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Can we trust the polls?

Can we trust the polls?

2019-11-1400:37:141

Matt Chorley talks to polling guru Sir John Curtice about where the polls went wrong, whether they are right now, and how his election night exit poll works. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Matt Chorley examines what a Labour government would do. He speaks to Andrew Gwynne, the party's election co-ordinator, about what sort of PM Jeremy Corbyn would be. Alice Thomson and Rachel Sylvester unpick the policy programme on offer, and David Aaronovitch and Henry Zeffman examine the personnel who would be lurking in the corridors of power. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Matt Chorley heads to Leeds, where Yorkshire Post political editor Rob Parsons and ITV Political Correspondent Joe Pike warn it will be harder for the Tories to make gains in the north than they think.Plus Esther Webber casts a critical eye over the chaotically bad first week of the election campaign.Jacob Rees-Mogg clip courtesy of LBC For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
The Bye Election

The Bye Election

2019-11-0500:31:241

And they're off! MPs are leaving in Westminster, back to their constituencies in search of re-election. But not all of them: dozens of MPs of all parties and all ages are standing down, saying goodbye at this election.Matt Chorley speaks to three of them about their reasons for quitting, and the highs and lows of life as a politician. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
As the country gears up for some festive political fun, Matt Chorley asks YouGov's Anthony Wells what could go wrong for the Tories, Rachel Sylvester discusses the tensions in Team Corbyn, and Gabriel Milland explains whether Dominic Cummings is a genius or a menace.. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Welcome to Taunton

Welcome to Taunton

2019-10-2200:38:163

With Westminster in turmoil Matt Chorley heads back to his hometown to talk shops, Brexit and the long-trailed Lib Dem fightback. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Not-so-Super Saturday

Not-so-Super Saturday

2019-10-1900:38:083

Matt Chorley is joined in parliament by Henry Zeffman, Tim Shipman, Esther Webber, Iain Martin, Francis Elliott and Steven Swinford to watch Brexit history not unfold during the first sitting of parliament for almost 40 years. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Matt Chorley talks to James Johnson, a former No10 pollster, about the Tory election strategy and why voters don’t reward politicians for what they’ve done.PLUS Lucy Fisher, defence correspondent, on the mess in Syria and Henry Zeffman, political correspondent, on what John McDonnell is up to. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
Election shock therapy

Election shock therapy

2019-10-0800:43:39

Matt Chorley is joined by British Election Study authors Jane Green, Geoff Evans and Chris Prosser to explain why half of us are now floating voters and what that means for the next election. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
On the buses

On the buses

2019-10-0300:31:37

Matt Chorley boards the 142 from Manchester to Didsbury with the Manchester Evening News’ Jen Williams to talk buses, Brexit and getting out of the Westminster bubble. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy
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Inver Darroch

Obey the results of democratically cast votes?

May 23rd
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Mick Nugent

I find I have to listen to these episodes quickly before they go out of date!

Mar 20th
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Inver Darroch

Ruth Davidson is such an articulate speaker. I’d like to see her in No.10 !

Oct 30th
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