In For A Penny

Former Brexit Party MEP Ben Habib kicks off today's show to discuss the ongoing Conservative Party Leadership race before Tom Tugendhats speech. We get his thoughts on who he would like to see lead the country by next week. Lee Anderson MP joins shortly after from College Green to share why he has chosen to back Kemi Badenoch in her leadership fight. After listening in to Penny Mordaunt MPs leadership speech, legendary journalist Sam Mcalister returns to The Independent Republic to talk about her new book 'Scoops', as she provides a behind the scenes look at the BBCs most shocking interviews including her incredible success with the now infamous Prince Andrew interview for BBC's Newsnight. Travel Editor for The Independent Simon Calder joins Mike to discuss why Heathrow is planning to cap passengers to 100,000 today to fight the summer travel chaos, and Former Met Police Detective Maggie Oliver closes the show to discuss child sex crimes in Telford that has been ignored for generations leading to more than 1,000 girls being abused, an inquiry has found. All that and so much more, so tune in!

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