This week, Iain Martin is joined by Maggie Pagano and Mark Fox, with stories dominated by the fallout from the Owen Paterson scandal. They also discuss Digital Minister Nadine Dorries getting tough with Big Tech, interest rates, the London stock exchange and much more.
Links to the pieces discussed are below.
Andrew Pierce, Daily Mail – A political fiasco that started over claret and pheasant at the Garrick… and ended in humiliation – https://www.dailymail.co.uk/debate/article-10167609/ANDREW-PIERCE-political-fiasco-humbled-Boris-Johnson.html
Fraser Nelson, The Telegraph ‘ Tories behaving like a tired Government in its dying days – https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2021/11/04/tories-behaving-like-tired-government-dying-days/
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The Times view on the Owen Paterson fallout: Johnson’s Shame – https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-times-view-on-the-owen-paterson-fallout-johnsons-shame-k53sk2kgl
Chris Giles, FT – Bank of England head insists interest rates will rise in the coming months – https://www.ft.com/content/06d41edf-b285-43b0-8d47-7451c9d6f268
Justin Webb interviews Andrew Bailey, Today Program, BBC Radio 4 – https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00114sv
Gabor Steingart – The self crowning of Christine Legard – https://www.gaborsteingart.com
Reuters – UK could speed up criminal sanctions for big tech, minister says – https://www.reuters.com/world/uk/uk-could-speed-up-criminal-sanctions-big-tech-minister-says-2021-11-04/
Emma Duncan, The Times – The London stock market needs life-support – https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-london-stock-market-needs-life-support-t6325fn2c
Wales Online – Your Covid morning briefing as Europe sees 50% jump in coronavirus cases – https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/latest-coronavirus-news-wales-updates-22074576