East End Ears

East End Ears


Latest Episodes

Ep36 – The asylum system, coronavirus restrictions, Universal Credit uplift & more…
July 10, 2021

Recorded on Thursday 8th July 2021 In this episode:0:29 – Universal Credit uplift3:08 – BBC Politics Live10:15 – Pensions11:28 – Meetings To find out more about my work:Visit my website […]

Ep 35 – McVitie’s update, HGV Driver shortage, Universal Credit cut & more…
July 02, 2021

Recorded on Friday 2nd July 2021 In this episode:0:30 – McVitie’s update2:40 – Jobcentre safety4:17 – The looming Universal Credit cut6:05 – PMQs: HGV Driver shortage8:36 – Parliamentary Armed Forces

Ep 34 – McVitie’s petition presented, time called on tariffs, poor pandemic border control & more…
June 18, 2021

Recorded on Friday 18th June 2021 In this episode:0:57 – Time called on tariffs1:45 – Poor pandemic border control4:07 – McVitie’s petition presented6:20 – Vitamin D supplementation8:13 – Meetings9:58 – […]

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 – […]