Tonight I am talking to Tom Harris who for some years now has been the Labour MP for Glasgow South and is standing for re-election on the 6th May. Tom is a well regarded blogger with a taste for the direct, sardonic and serious… as with my other podcasts in the 20 minutes with series… tonight is not about pushing policies but looking at the human side of politics.
We talk about twitter, the value of blogs in politics, rushing legislation through Parliament in ‘wash up’, Votes at 16, hung parliaments, why Tom Harris went into politics and his enthusiasm for the years ahead, the issue of whether Scots MPs should vote on purely Scots matters and even find time to discuss independence for Scotland – briefly. It is fair to say that the series title of 20 minutes should, as last night, be changed to be 30 minutes with….
Other Podcasts in the “20 Minutes with series…”
Old Holborn, Emily Nomates from GuyNews, Carl Gardner on The Queen’s Powers, Tom Williams to come this week and more next week and the week after…