Iain and Jacqui discuss Reform UK's 'contract' launch, the licence fee, net zero, Jacqui losing her phone, Rosie Duffield and Lord Cashman, and the police ramming a cow - and more!
Published 06/17/24
Published 06/17/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss Labour's manifesto, Sunak vs Starmer on Sky, politicians pretending to be poor, Andrea Jenkyns stepping out of line, Jacqui's trousers and loads more besides.
Published 06/13/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss the Conservative manifesto, more drama in Tunbridge Wells, Farage attacked again, Jacqui's experiences on the #LabourDoorstep, Hunter Biden and energy drinks!
Published 06/11/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss the release of the Liberal Democrat manifesto, Rishi Sunak’s return from two days away from the campaign trail, the problem of prison places, Labour’s new childcare policy and the resignation of Douglas Ross as Conservative leader in Scotland.
Published 06/10/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss Iain's complicated couple of weeks, Rishi Sunak's D-Day blunder, TV debates, Conservatives giving child benefit to richer people, whether Labour will recognise a Palestinian state, who's winning so far on policy and loads more.
Published 06/07/24
Jacqui and Grant discuss Nigel Farage being 'milkshaked', the TV debates, a defence triple lock, Trump convicted, a migration cap and what the polls are saying - plus loads more.
Published 06/04/24
Jacqui and Grant discuss the Labour Party and Diane Abbott, taxes, votes at 16, the differences and similarities between the main parties, the influence of the smaller parties and much more!
Published 05/30/24
Iain and Jacqui talk Starmer the 'socialist', Ed Davey falling into a lake, Diane Abbott's relationship with the Labour Party and much more. Plus, Iain makes a big announcement...
Published 05/28/24
In this election update, Iain and Jacqui discuss the first few days of the campaign, national service, Rishi Sunak taking a day off, Starmer's speech re-introducing himself, the PM on TikTok, MPs announcing they're stepping down, Nigel Farage's comments and plenty more.
Published 05/27/24
Iain and Jacqui host For the Many Live! at the Fowey Festival of Arts and Literature with Conservative Veterans Minister Johnny Mercer. This was recorded on Saturday the 18th of May, before Rishi Sunak called the general election.
Published 05/25/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss all things general election. What happens now? What will be the deciding themes, the biggest policies, the key moments to look out for? Why did Sunak call it now? Will there be TV debates and do they matter? Everything you need to know and more! Smut quota: Largely sensible, I promise. From next week, For The Many will bring you an election update on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays - and you'll get your full weekly episode as normal!
Published 05/23/24
Jacqui and Grant (Iain still on holiday) explain how party conferences work, who benefits from them and what the point of them is. Plus questions on nationalising public services, ignoring Welsh issues and car crashes.
Published 05/21/24
Jacqui and Grant reunite as Iain holidays in Aberdeen with Fiona Bruce. They discuss Keir Starmer's 'first steps', Rishi Sunak's warning of a dangerous world, suspension from the Commons at arrest rather than charge, the fallout from Natalie Elphicke's defection, Baroness Hazarika getting a cheeky message from Gordon Brown and loads more besides. Smut quota: Middling in the main!
Published 05/16/24
Iain and Jacqui explain their involvement in, and the importance of, student politics - as well as a few of the current controversies. Plus questions on memories of the death of John Smith, campaign financing, initiation ceremonies and much more!
Published 05/14/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss the fallout of the Mayoral elections, John Swinney becoming SNP leader, the Garrick Club opening up, Natalie Elphicke's defection, Monty Panesar's long week, Labour's small boats policy and Eurovision controversy - plus loads more! Smut quota: Fair to Middling.
Published 05/10/24
Iain and Jacqui explains what happens when the government and the media hear about a terror attack. Plus questions on whether the Tories should fear Reform UK, why council elections are split up and the secret to long-lasting relationships.
Published 05/07/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss the local election results (so far!), what they might mean for a general election, whether Susan Hall is in with a chance, Jacqui getting teary over Redditch and loads more - dive in! Smut quota: Low-to-Middling
Published 05/03/24
Iain and Jacqui explain the wide range of local elections coming up on Thursday. Also, questions on self-sabotage, whether the east of England is being ignored and whether party political broadcasts work.
Published 04/30/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss Humza Yousaf’s problems, the Rwanda Bill becoming an Act, defence spending, rail renationalization, the US Ukraine vote, the departure of Huw Edwards from the BBC, the death of Frank Field and calls for the Met Commissioner’s resignation. Smut quota: Low... with the odd exception.
Published 04/26/24
Iain and Jacqui explain the benefits and challenges of having friends from a different political party! Also, questions on how to find out your MP's views, why there are so many ministers, proscribing the IRGC, whether five year parliaments are too long and loads else.
Published 04/23/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss Iain's interview with Liz Truss, the Iranian attack on Israel, Angela Rayner, freedom of movement, the smoking ban policy, Mark Menzies and loads more! Smut quota: Graham needn't worry too much.
Published 04/19/24
Iain and Jacqui explain the process of calling an election - and what happens next! Also, questions on new parliamentary candidates, banning smartphones for children, Owen Jones leaving the Labour Party and more.
Published 04/16/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss Labour going after tax dodgers, William Wragg, Cameron paying Trump a visit, protesters outside Starmer's house, whether Angela Rayner's in danger, Harold Wilson's affair and loads more. Smut quota: Middling.
Published 04/12/24
Iain and Jacqui discuss aid workers killed by Israeli strikes in Gaza, calls for arms sales to cease, a new MRP poll looking bad for the Tories, Iain's new job, a change to the format, 25 years of the minimum wage, ID cards, a naughty Cross Question moment, the Michael Jackson musical and lots more besides. Smut quota: Largely decent.
Published 04/05/24