Plus: Dealing with news of terror attacks as a radio host. Was it really necessary to send Steve Uncles to prison. And: Jacqui Smith and Sky – its goodbye from me and its goodbye from her.
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Well, it’s been quite a week, hasn’t it?
Plus: Hammond’s blunder. Peers’ folly. Stephen Hawking is not, repeat not, controlled by MI5. And: my inner Mary Whitehouse meets Katie Hopkins’ slack vagina.
Plus: The wit of Malcolm Rifkind. I switch energy provider. An improvement by Donald Trump (up to a point). And: women MPs on my mind.
Plus: Labour goes all Smethwick in Copeland. And: Sky News dumbs down at breakfast.
Iain Dale: Gove was focused on changing prisons for the better. Truss seems focused instead on trying to gain headlines.
Plus: Unemployment is down. Productivity is up. Wages are up. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit. Despite Brexit…
Plus: Sarah Palin to Canada, the Brexit Bill to the Lords, and Clive Lewis to the backbenches. And: when sorry isn’t the hardest word.
Iain Dale: “Um…I…er…it depends on the context.” The stinking hypocrisy of the new LibDem MP over Turkey.
Plus: Trump’s tactics, Labour’s splits, and LibDem divisions.
Iain Dale: No matter what detail the Government gives on Brexit, the Remainers will never be satisfied
Plus: Can Corbyn survive losing both by-elections? Trump has the tone of Mussolini and the content of Lindbergh. And: another Lib Dem blunder.
But I meet new friends from Alabama who tell me that everything’s going to be beautiful.
Plus: Off I go to Washington for the inauguration. Time to strip Southern of its franchise. And: what happened when I had breakfast with Andrew Pierce.
Plus: Farage’s new radio show. Tim Barrow’s new appointment. And: the worst Christmas that I’ve ever had.
Plus: A telling speech by George Osborne, the pleasing election of Philip Davies. Reading the Morning Star, just for a laugh. And: Andy Carroll walks on water.
Iain Dale: Does Grayling have a point about TFL? After all, it’s not known as Totally Failing London for nothing.
Plus: the Government should not reveal its Brexit negotiating hand. And: should I contest North Norfolk again after all?
Iain Dale: He was five foot four, and I’m six foot two, but I’m wanted none the less to play Mussolini
Plus: Salmond’s revisionist view of Thatcher. My weekly Brexit briefing begins. And: the glory of Tim Shipman’s “All Out War”.