Widdy's Return

Chief Political Commentator from The Independent John Rentoul kicks off today's show to discuss the latest headlines in the world of politics as SNP head deeper into turmoil as SNP chief executive and Husband to Nicola Sturgeon Peter Murrell resigns amid membership row,and Boris Johnson mounts defence over partygate. Former Head of UK Border Force Tony Smith joins shortly after to discuss Suella Bravermans Rwanda policy set to begin deportations by this Summer. Mail on Sunday columnist Peter Hitchens returns to The Independent Republic for his half hour as we delve into XI and Putin's meeting today, Putin's ICCP arrest warrant and the 20th anniversary of the Iraq war. Former Scotland Yard Superintendent Nusrit Mehtab joins shortly after to discuss how and why more than 100 Metropolitan Police officers being investigated for sexual misconduct are currently working without restrictions. 11 former Brexit Party MEPs, including Ann Widdecombe and Ben Habib, have announced today they will be rejoining the Reform Party ahead of the local elections, we speak to Ann Widdecombe live from Westminster on the party's plans heading into the next couple years of politics and elections. All that and so much more, so tune in!

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.