Articles tagged For the Many:

Are We Destined to Have December Elections Forever?

  • 5 Nov 2019

Last week someone emailed a question to the For the Many podcast, which I record each week with Jacqui Smith about election dates. They asked if we would now have to go to the polls in December every five years, given the Fixed Term Parliaments Act. I confidently said, yes,...

Election Predictions, Debates, Shows and More...

  • 30 Oct 2019

Well, off we go for the first December election since 1923. A governing party has never won a winter election, so if Boris Johnson attains a majority he will have broken a political record. The last winter election was in February 1974 when Ted Heath went to the country asking...

Come & See a Live 'For the Many' Podcast at Podcast Live on 7 April!

  • 22 Mar 2019

Let me tell you about something, which I think is really exciting. Throughout my political career I've tried to do things which enhance political engagement. I opened a political bookshop, I have run two political publishing companies, I was one of the first in the UK to start...

For the Many Podcast with Iain Dale & Jacqui Smith

  • 22 Feb 2019

BREAKING NEWS See Iain & Jacqui in a Live Edition of For the Many at PodcastLive in London on 7 April! Buy tickets HERE...   WHAT IS 'FOR THE MANY'? Back in November 18 Iain Dale and Jacqui Smith lauched a weekly podcast called FOR THE MANY. It's a one o...

20 (Good & Bad) Personal Reasons to Remember 2018

  • 29 Dec 2018

New Year is always a time to reflect on what's happened over the previous twelve months - the good and the bad. Friends you've made, loved ones you have lost. Lots of good things happened to me in 2018, but I am not going to pretend it was one of the best years of my life. ...

The Three Podcasts...

  • 2 Oct 2018

As many of you know, I have three weekly podcasts running at the moment and you’d do me an enormous honour if you’d try each of them out. And if you like them, subscribe so you’ll automatically get new episodes on your phone each week. ‘For the Many’ has been going for a ye...

Ten Podcasts I Listen To... (And Why Few Of Them Are Political)

  • 16 Sep 2018

The term “podcasting” was first invented by Guardian columnist Ben Hammersley in February 2004. But podcasts didn’t really take off in any meaningful way until years later. I only really started listening to podcasts around four or five years ago. Nowadays, they can be big bus...

Gillian Reynolds Reviews the 'For the Many' podcast

  • 12 Aug 2018

Gillian Reynolds is the doyen of radio reviewers. She was recently headhunted from the Telegraph by the Sunday Times. That’s quite something given she’s in her early eighties. It’s every radio host’s ambition to get a glowing review from Gillian. Some years ago she said on Ra...

For The Many - A New Weekly Podcast From LBC With Iain Dale & Jacqui Smith

  • 4 Nov 2017

  Back in March 2017, Jacqui Smith and I left the Sky News Paper Review, where we had established an on-screen partnership over five or six years. I covered the reasons for us leaving HERE. Since then, both of us have been inundated with people asking us when we’re comi...