Iain answers your questions on whether the Conservatives can catch up, how to reduce inequality, how much class can impact a relationship, whether Labour are right to block left-wing Jamie Driscoll from running to be North East Mayor and what's happening to Washington D.C.
Published 06/07/23
Iain and Jacqui discuss the mystery behind the Government’s legal challenge about the release of WhatsApp messages to the Covid Inquiry, Iain announces the temporary return of the Wednesday bonus podcast (but sans Jacqui), they talk about Joe Biden’s latest fall (makes a change from Iain), the future of inheritance tax, spooky dreams, Phillip Schofield, EVs and Labour’s tax plans.
Published 06/02/23
Published 06/02/23
Iain and Jacqui discuss Iain's fall (it gets a bit teary!), the important work done by carers, Suella's speeding, Phillip Schofield's apology, Boris back in the headlines and plenty more besides! Smut quota: Middling.
Published 05/27/23
Iain and Jacqui discuss effluent in the rivers, National Conservatism, car chases through the streets of New York, building on the green belt, RAJAR figures, who should be able to vote and much else besides! Smut quota: Low to Middling... until the very end!
Published 05/19/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith cast a furrowed brow over the week's news, as they reflect on the Coronation, the fallout from the local elections, Imran Khan's arrest, Liz Truss's trip to Taiwan and much else besides. Smut quota: Middling, with too much swearing. Buy tickets for Iain and Jacqui's Edinburgh Fringe show at http://www.forthemany.live.
Published 05/12/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith read the runes of the local election results, discuss Keir Starmer’s pledges, the state of Iain’s eyes, the drone attack on Putin, Kevin Costner’s divorce and Jacqui’s busman’s holiday to Gothenburg. Smut quota: Low to middling.
Published 05/05/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the crisis in Sudan, Diane Abbott’s expulsion from the PLP, Andrew Bridgen’s expulsion from the Conservatives, police numbers, Jacqui’s burgeoning love-in with Jonathan Gullis, Prince Harry in the High Court, the local elections, Sinn Fein leader Michelle O’Neill attending the Coronation, Iain’s eye troubles and much more besides. Smut quota: Middling.
Published 04/28/23
Iain and Jacqui host For the Many Live! at The Gate Arts Centre in Cardiff with Plaid Cymru Leader Adam Price.
Published 04/26/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith talk about the resignation of Dominic Raab, legalising drugs, maths teaching, inflation, blue ticks and Iain's Instagram impersonator. Smut quota: Middling.
Published 04/21/23
Iain and Jacqui host For the Many Live! at The Hippodrome in London with former Justice Secretary Brandon Lewis.
Published 04/14/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the arrest of Peter Murrell, Donald Trump’s appearance in court, the barge to house asylum seekers, the idiocy of Scott Benton MP, trouble at the CBI, grooming gangs, Stevenage woman, Jacqui’s train travails, the death of Nigel Lawson and the gender pay gap. Smut quota: Very high at one point… To book tickets for Iain and Jacqui’s Edinburgh shows click here https://www.pleasance.co.uk/events/location/Pleasance%20at%20EICC?keywords=iain%20dale To book For the...
Published 04/07/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith turn their attention to how to house asylum seekers, NHS satisfaction rates, Humza Yousaf becoming Scottish First Minister, Green Day, anti-social behaviour, local elections, Jeremy Corbyn not being allowed to stand as a Labour candidate, King Charles in Germany, the lobbying sting and the death of Paul O’Grady. Smut level: Low.
Published 03/31/23
Iain and Jacqui discuss Boris Johnson's appearance before the Privileges Committee, Louise Casey's report into the Met, mediation for child custody cases, the pension age, Rwanda, inflation, interest rates, the third anniversary of lockdown, the SNP leadership contest and much more besides! If you're squeamish, stop listening two minutes before the end! X-rated content.
Published 03/24/23
Iain and Jacqui run the runes over the budget, the NHS pay deal, the fallout from the dispute between Gary Lineker and the BBC, the perils of sex education, octopus farming and much more besides. Smut quota: Higher than usual. Sorry Graham.
Published 03/17/23
Iain and Jacqui host For the Many Live! at The Halls in Norwich, with former Lib Dem Health Minister Sir Norman Lamb, Conservative peer Baroness Shephard and former Conservative MP Keith Simpson.
Published 03/13/23
Iain and Jacqui host For the Many Live! at the Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds, with special guest David Davis, Conservative MP and former Brexit Secretary.
Published 03/05/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the Shamima Begum court case, Keir Starmer’s big speech, the NI Protocol, Joe Biden in Poland, defence spending, Iain’s trip to America, the asylum system, the decline of marriage, vegetables and much more!
Published 02/24/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss Nicola Sturgeon’s shock news, the disappearance of Nicola Bulley, Centrica profits, whether Boris Johnson could make a comeback, the axing of Lilt (is nothing sacred?), pelvic thrusts, the death of Raquel Welsh, 99 red balloons from China and whether you should smear poo on a theatre critic.
Published 02/17/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the reshuffle and its consequences and debate the merits (or otherwise) of appointing Lee Anderson to be deputy chairman of the Conservative Party. They look at whether fighter jets should be sent to Ukraine, how aid can be sent to Syria after the earthquake and lots more from the week’s news. Smut from the start.
Published 02/10/23
Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith discuss the sacking of Nadhim Zahawi, the anniversary of Brexit, the state of the economy, interest rates, the return to the political fray of Liz Truss and Boris Johnson, prepay meters and what to get up to in Berlin of a night. For details of For the Many Live! events go to http://www.forthemany.live
Published 02/03/23
Jacqui Smith records the podcast from Beirut, while Iain Dale has struggled up the A11 to Norfolk. They discuss the current state of Lebanon, the plight of Nadhim Zahawi, Jeremy Hunt’s speech, HS2, the 'trans' rapist, the Government’s lack of support for women going through the menopause, tanks to Ukraine, Nadine Dorries’ new TV show, Matt Hancock’s I’m a Celebrity fee and much more besides.
Published 01/27/23
Iain and Jacqui discuss levelling up, wearing seatbelts during photo ops, why the Germans are reluctant to send tanks to Ukraine, strikes, police reform, the Church of England and gay marriage, the blocking of the Scottish GRR Act, Nadhim Zahawi’s tax issues, Jacinda Ardern’s resignation, the delights of Davos, Lee Anderson MP and foodbanks. They touch on the sad death of Iain’s dog, Bubba. Oh, and Andrew Bridgen will be delighted that he gets a mention too. Smut quota: Berlin sex clubs are...
Published 01/20/23
Jacqui Smith returns to the fray and she and Iain Dale discuss the various strikes affecting the country, the state of the NHS, Joe Biden, Andrew Bridgen, Andrew Tate, sending tanks to Ukraine, Rishi Sunak visiting Nicola Sturgeon, Prince Harry’s book and the prospect of an agreement on the Northern Ireland Protocol. Smut quota: Almost zero.
Published 01/13/23
Jacqui Smith is away so Love Island's Amy Hart stands in to co-present with Iain Dale. They discuss the battle of the speeches between Rishi Sunak and Keir Starmer, the strikes, Prince Harry's revelations and much more besides. Watch out for tasteless jokes, but no smut.
Published 01/06/23