Show 267 - Blair McDougall

This is a masterclass in political strategy. Blair McDougall ran the Better Together campaign in the 2014 Scottish independence referendum, which resulted in Scotland voting to stay in the UK. He tells the inside story of the referendum, but also delivers nuggets of pure political gold on how to reject your opponent's framing and how to exploit weakness in an opponent's argument. Blair also takes a longer view on what strategies have and haven't worked since 2014. This is political judgement at its clearest and calmest. 

 

Buy tickets to The Political Party, live at The Duchess Theatre including the next show with TOM TUGENDHAT on Monday 21 March here: https://www.nimaxtheatres.com/shows/the-political-party-with-matt-forde/

 

Buy tickets to Matt's brand new stand-up show Clowns To The Left Of Me, Jokers to the Right, touring across the UK including at The Bloomsbury Theatre on Saturday 23 Aprilhttps://www.mattforde.com/2022tour

 

Forthcoming guests at The Political Party include:

 

21 March: Tom Tugendhat

4 April: James Cleverly

11 April: Jacob Rees-Mogg and Rosena Allin-Khan

18 April: Rosie Duffield

16 May: Lisa Nandy

13 June: Gary Neville

27 June: David Davis

 

Email the show: politicalpartypodcast@gmail.com

 

Follow Matt on Twitter: @mattforde

 


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