Local Votes for Local People – Weekly Edition
With the Tory tractor bogged down in scandal, can diversion tactics help them at the local elections? We look at the latest Westminster sleaze and whether Boris Johnson’s party is set for a reckoning. Plus, we cast an eye to Russia and unexplained explosions amid their invasion of Ukraine. And, with an open call for new emojis – what does our panel think is needed? This week’s guest is Daily Mirror senior political correspondent Rachel Wearmouth.
“The expectation management from all parties is insane.” – Rachel Wearmouth
“The briefings are all just ridiculously dramatic.” – Rachel Wearmouth
“They’re supposed to be the party of law and order, the Tories, and the Prime Minister broke the law.” – Rachel Wearmouth
“I think Labour will win Wandsworth and that will be the story.” – Rachel Wearmouth
“There is this feeling that ‘they’re all as bad as each other’ and that could cut through.” – Rachel Wearmouth
Presented by Andrew Harrison with Justin Quirk and Arthur Snell. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Jacob Archbold, Jelena Sofronijevic and Alex Rees, with research by Elina Ganatra. Music by Kenny Dickinson. Audio production by Alex Rees. The Bunker is a Podmasters Production.
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