Tag: NHS

Chatter Episode 42 – Barney Scholes on Why Britain Deserves a People’s Vote on the Brexit Deal

Barney Scholes from the People’s Vote campaign was our guest on today’s show. Barney is the first of a series of interviews that we conducted in London surrounding Brexit, the People’s Vote, and a ‘No Deal’ scenario. We chatted all about the different justifications and arguments surrounding a vote on the final Brexit…

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Chatter Episode 24 – Red Pepper Magazine and Socialism’s Resurgence Within The Labour Party

Ruairidh Paton and Eleanor Penny from Red Pepper Magazine were our guests on this show. The Labour Party has undergone a fairly rapid transformation over the past two years, with the left of the party taking back a lot of control. We chatted about the journey from Ed Miliband to Jeremy Corbyn, what it…

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Chatter Episode 17 – Sam Ancliff On The Conservative Party Conference 2017

Sam Ancliff of Activate was the guest on today’s podcast. We wanted to get Sam back on to discuss the Conservative Party Conference, the fringe events going on as well as the headline speeches, the tuitions fees freeze, the moral argument for free markets, Amber Rudd, Boris Johnson, and Theresa May’s closing speech….

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Proposed Budget Cuts To The Northern Ireland Health Service

Last week, we attended the public consultation in Newtownabbey on the proposed £13 million cuts to the Antrim Trust (and £70 million across the whole of Northern Ireland) to try and understand what the Department of Health is proposing with these cuts and how they plan to justify them and explain the need…

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Chatter Episode 12 – Regional Secretary of UNISON Patricia McKeown On The Stealth Privatisation Of The Health Service and The Importance Of Trade Unions

Patricia McKeown, Regional Secretary of UNISON, was our guest on the show today. Ever since we became politically aware and involved we have been horrified and terrified by the gradual privatisation of the health service in the UK that has gone largely under the radar to the general public. She took the time to…

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Chatter Episode 6 – Kellie Armstrong on Transport, Healthcare, and The Assembly Crisis

On today’s show, we are talking to Alliance MLA for Strangford, Kellie Armstrong. We wanted to get an inside look at the issues that are facing our transport infrastructure and public transport and how we could go about addressing these issues. We also spent some time discussing the integrated transport proposals, the NI…

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