On the GB News breakfast show, Claire and fellow guest Kevin Craig discussed the Conservative leadership battle and fears that Putin will cut off gas for Europe… They returned to talk about the economic crisis, facial recognition technology for border control, Boris Johnson’s plan for 30 new peers, and predictions of the demise of TV. … Read more Paper review with Eamonn and Isabel
Claire joined Marr and documentary maker Michael Cockerell to discuss Boris Johnson’s final appearance at Prime Minister’s Questions, his appointment of Claire and others to the Lords, and his squandering of the ‘Brexit energy’ that got him elected. Watch the discussion on LBC’s site. Claire appears at 46 mins in.
Claire was interviewed by political commentator John Anderson, a sixth-generation farmer and grazier who spent 19 years in the Australian Parliament. They discussed British politics and society in the aftermath of Boris Johnson’s resignation, touching upon free speech, the power of bureaucracy, the green movement and cultural pessimism, among others. Listen here.
Claire, Will Geddes and Mike Graham picked their Plank Of The Week. Their nominations were Nish Kumar, Jolyon Maugham, Boris Johnson, Penny Mordaunt, Bernie Ecclestone, Gary Lineker, the UK Health Security Agency, the BBC and ASLEF.
“Fate doesn’t hand you things… the populist instinct still exists… what’s happening is there’s a shake up of post-war politics, history’s on the move and we don’t know which way it’s going to go…” Claire, Will Lloyd, Aris Roussinos and host Freddie Sayers on what happens next.