Author and Sociologist Professor Frank Furedi kicks off today's show to discuss the morning's top headlines including Nicola Sturgeon's new calls for yet another Scottish Independence referendum, Boris Johnsons new Covid inquiry and why parents are battling to see ‘secret’ lessons on white privilege. Former Defence Minister & Former Conservative MP Sir Gerald Howarth joins shortly after to discuss the latest from the Ukraine/Russia conflict as Boris Johnson arrives at NATO under pressure to boost UK defence spending and Turkey lifts objections to Finland and Sweden’s Nato membership bid. Chief Executive of the Freedom Association Andrew Allison returns to the Independent Republic to discuss Halifax banks latest woke controversy as they now insist on putting gender pronouns on staff labels, and as strikes continue we get Andrew’s take on Royal Mail workers set to vote on strike over pay, while Mirror, Express and local newspapers face strike risks too. TV personality Carol Vorderman joins Mike to seen her condolences to the late Dame Deborah James after she sadly passed away of Bowel Cancer aged 40. And Former Superintendent of the Met, Nusrit Mehtab closes the show to discuss why the Met Police are putting in special measures by a watchdog. All that and so much more, so tune in!
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