East End Ears

East End Ears


Latest Episodes

Ep 33 – International aid cuts, Jobcentre safety, defence failings & more…
June 13, 2021

Recorded on Friday 11th June 2021 In this episode:0:41 – AJAX programme failures2:43 – International aid cuts4:25 – Universal Credit uplift campaign6:14 – Jobcentre safety7:57 – Meetings13:42 – Back in […]

Ep 32 – McVitie’s, job centre safety, the latest coronavirus variant & more…
May 22, 2021

Recorded on Friday 21 May 2021 In this episode:0:30 – McVitie’s4:15 – DWP questions6:31 – The latest coronavirus variant8:32 – The situation in Palestine and Israel10:45 – All-Party Group work12:43 […]

Ep 31 – McVitie’s, elections results, the Queen’s speech & more…
May 14, 2021

Recorded on Friday 14th May 2021 In this episode:0:12 – Election results1:59 – Queen’s Speech7:17 – Legacy benefits9:20 – McVitie’s factory closure proposal10:58 – Alcohol duty13:23 – MP in the […]

Ep 30 – Both Votes SNP, universal basic income, asylum accommodation & more…
April 30, 2021

In this episode:0:32 – Local economy re-opens2:00 – Universal Basic Income3:24 – Asylum accommodation5:19 – Supporting Glasgow cabbies6:27 – Foreign Aid spending8:01 – Back up in the East end8:56 – […]

Ep 29 – The pension gender gap, foreign aid, the election & more…
April 23, 2021

Recorded on 20th and 23rd April 2021. In this episode:0:55 – The pension gender gap6:44 – Reusable Nappy Week9:10 – Foreign Aid & Afghanistan10:43 – BT Group redundancies12:10 – Immigration […]

Ep 28 – Reusable Nappy Week
April 21, 2021

It’s Reusable Nappy Week and in this special episode, I’m joined by Magnus Smyth from Queenslie-based reusable nappy company TotsBots as well as Sarah Moyes from Friends of the Earth […]

Ep 27 – Easing lockdown, MP in the Park, discussing Indyref2 on the BBC & more…
April 16, 2021

Recorded on 16th April 2021 In this episode:0:31 – Easing of lockdown1:59 – Both Votes SNP3:25 – BBC Politics Live7:27 – Greensill scandal9:10 – Furlough support for disabled people10:27 – […]

Ep 26 – NHS pay rises, double-jobbing MPs, new SNP councillor hits the ground running & more…
March 26, 2021

Recorded on 26th March 2021 In this episode:0:50 – Big pay rise for NHS Scotland staff5:57 – Stopping double-jobbing MPs7:36 – DWP stakeholder meetings13:24 – In the East end To […]

Ep 25 – Baillieston by-election win, Scotland’s future, the impact of Brexit & more…
March 19, 2021

Recorded on 19th March 2021 In this episode:0:33 – Lifting the ban on asylum seekers working2:11 – Scotland’s constitutional future6:05 – The impact of Brexit7:13 – Out and about in […]

Ep 24 – Easing lockdown, International Women’s Day, legacy benefit inadequacies & more…
March 12, 2021

Recorded on 12th March 2021 In this episode:0:29 – International Women’s Day2:17 – Easing out of lockdown4:28 – Frozen pensions6:30 – Grilling the Prime Minister on legacy benefit inadequacies9:14 – […]