Political Currency

George reveals the election date!

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Episode notes

General election fever begins as George shares his insider tip on when the country can expect to go to the polls. But the new year has kicked off with new problems for political leaders. What do they need to get in order first? 

How can they tackle a much older issue that’s been dominating politics this week? The ITV drama Mr Bates vs The Post Office has captured the public’s imagination and led to demands for justice. Ed and George reflect on how they missed the story the first time round, and whether it will change the role of local MPs.

And as war rages on in Ukraine and between Israel and Gaza, Ed and George examine the Taiwanese election, which could have the potential to trigger more global conflict if the result doesn’t please China. What should you look out for as the island goes to the polls this weekend?

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Producers: Rachel Balmer and Rosie Stopher

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