Planet Normal: Why Boris Johnson's Conservative Party Conference speech just didn't cut it | Podcast

by 24britishtvOct. 7, 2021, 9:50 a.m. 25
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Follow the Planet Normal podcast to make sure you never miss an episode: https://www.playpodca.st/planetnormal​ It’s Tory Conference week and Liam Halligan is camped out in Manchester, surviving on stale sandwiches and a hotel minibar, to give Allison Pearson the inside track on the party's movers and shakers. The PM’s speech may have brought the laughs but both our hosts were left wanting more: no policy announcements, barely a mention of the pandemic, and ‘gaping holes’ in his arguments. Nul points from our co-pilots. Joining them aboard the rocket this week is fellow Telegraph columnist, Philip Johnston, who has been to not one, not two but forty Conservative conferences. He tells Allison why he thinks politicians aren’t as talented as they once were, and ranks his favourite ever three MPs. Also on the show: Allison brings a revealing update from George, our NHS insider, and Liam answers the all-important question: what is stagflation? Read more from Allison Pearson: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/authors/allison-pearson/ Read more from Liam Halligan: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/authors/liam-halligan/ Read more from Philip Johnston: | https:/www.telegraph.co.uk/authors/philip-johnston/ Listen to The Telegraph's Off Script podcast: https://www.playpodca.st/offscript Need help subscribing or reviewing? Read more about podcasts here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/radio/podcasts/podcast-can-find-best-ones-listen/ For 30 days’ free access to The Telegraph: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/normal Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

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