Labour and Tory rebels split the difference

On this week's New Statesman podcast, it's a week without Brexit (kind of)! Helen Lewis and Stephen Bush are back to look at the formation of The Independent Group and their 11 splitter MPs. They also touch upon the case of Shamima Begum, before Tom Gatti and Kate Mossman deliver The Back Half, this week looking at Alan Partridge's return to the BBC and the noniversary of Danny Boyle's adaptation of Alex Garland's The Beach.

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