Planes, Trains and Awful Deals – Weekly Edition

From ethics to Northern Ireland to the ECHR to a mysterious disappearing story about his wife’s job prospects, Johnson is mired in legal and culture war battles. But why doesn’t anything stick to the PM? Plus, rail strikes: this is the age of the strain. And as Internet Explorer bows out, what are our fondest memories of the early Internet? Law and policy commentator David Allen Green is this week’s guest.

“I don’t think law is a particularly lefty profession, but the work lawyers do is being politicised.” - David Allen Green

“The only reason the Government tried to force this through was performative cruelty.” - David Allen Green

“If you’re younger than 50, there isn’t that reference point that Labour equals strikes.” - Justin Quirk

“I’ve decided to start calling this the Procrastination Madness Government.” - Marie Le Conte

“The Government wants to create division and it wants the strikes to go ahead.” - David Allen Green

“I remember the internet being a tool for checking false claims. That hasn’t quite worked out…” – David Allen Green

Presented by Alex Andreou with Justin Quirk and Marie Le Conte. Group Editor: Andrew Harrison. Lead Producer: Jacob Jarvis. Producers: Jacob Archbold, Jelena Sofronijevic and Alex Rees. Music by Kenny Dickinson. Audio production by Robin Leeburn. The Bunker is a Podmasters Production.
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