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Maria Miller, the former Culture Secretary, who has resigned this morning. Photo: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images

Podcast special: Maria Miller’s resignation

9 April 2014 8:40

Why has Maria Miller finally decided to resign this morning? The Spectator’s Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman discuss in this mini-View from 22 podcast on what the resignation… Continue reading

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Podcast: Buying your way into the establishment and Osborne’s 2014 budget

20 March 2014 10:20

How easy is it to buy your way into the British establishment? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Harry Mount and journalist Ben Judah discuss whether Britain has become… Continue reading

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Podcast: Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman on Budget 2014

19 March 2014 17:23

Following George Osborne’s fourth budget, The Spectator’s Fraser Nelson, James Forsyth and Isabel Hardman discuss what the announcements mean, the significant changes for pensioners, how the Chancellor has carefully targeted Ukip, Ed Miliband’s reaction in the… Continue reading

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Podcast: Ukraine special, with Matthew Parris, Anne Applebaum and John O’Sullivan

6 March 2014 8:42

Should we leave Ukraine to the Russians? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Matthew Parris debates Anne Applebaum on whether the crisis should concern Britain and whether Vladimir Putin has valid reasons to… Continue reading

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Podcast: Cameron’s Northern Alliance, Christianity and the left, and the end of two-party politics

27 February 2014 9:54

Is David Cameron’s new gameplan to look to the northern states for allies? Fraser Nelson is joined on the podcast by Stephen Booth of Open Europe, to discuss the influence that people… Continue reading

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Podcast: Julie Burchill vs. Paris Lees, Putin’s plan to rule the world and Cameron’s love for Angela Merkel

20 February 2014 8:00

What is intersectionality and why is it ruining feminism? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Julie Burchill and Paris Lees debate the current state of feminism and whether intersectionality… Continue reading

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Would you bet on the Scottish referendum outcome?

Betting on the future of Scotland — Parris vs. Massie

12 February 2014 9:55

How would you bet on the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum? With Ladbrokes offering odds of 1/5 on a ‘No’ vote, its a much better return than any savings… Continue reading

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Audio: Douglas Carswell on why he was wrong to rebel

29 January 2014 17:55

Douglas Carswell is one of the Conservatives’ most active Euro rebels. So we invited him to our View From 22 podcast to discuss this week’s leading article, which says the… Continue reading

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Podcast: Islam’s 30 year war, Westminster’s wandering hands and the Tories’ NHS legacy

23 January 2014 9:00

Is the Sunni-Shia conflict in the Middle East making a new great war ever more likely? On this week’s podcast, Douglas Murray discusses the battle involving Iran, Iraq, Syria and… Continue reading

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Podcast: Benefits Street vs the left, Cameron’s Euro mission and our 1964 expose

16 January 2014 8:30

Has Benefits Street exposed Britain’s dirty secret? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Fraser Nelson debates the Labour MP Frank Field on the left’s reaction to the Channel 4… Continue reading

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Pope Francis, darling of the world?

Podcast: the fantasy Pope Francis, Labour’s immigration nightmares and the Profumo affair

9 January 2014 9:12

Is our perception of Pope Francis simply an invention of the liberal media? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, The Catholic Herald’s Luke Coppen and Freddy Gray discuss how the world… Continue reading

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Christmas Eve special: Susan Hill reads The Boy on the Hillside

24 December 2013 12:20

Every Christmas, The Spectator runs a short story but for the first time this year we’re having it read — and by the author. We’re delighted that Susan Hill, whose… Continue reading

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Podcast special: Spectator writers, friends and foes make predictions for 2014

22 December 2013 17:03

We’re almost at the end of 2013, so here’s our extended special of  The View from 22 podcast. We’re delighted to bring together the best of The Spectator’s family and friends… Continue reading

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George Osborne on his way to delivering his 2013 autumn statement today. Photo: Getty Images.

Spectator podcast special: The View from 22 on today’s Autumn Statement

5 December 2013 15:14

Following George Osborne’s 2013 Autumn Statement this morning, The Spectator’s Fraser Nelson, Isabel Hardman and James Forsyth discuss the Chancellor’s announcements, the reaction he received in the House of Commons,… Continue reading

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The View from 22 podcast: Blackout Britain, the rudeness of John Bercow and breaking the immigration taboo

14 November 2013 9:03

Is Britain on the verge of an energy crisis? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, the Mail on Sunday’s David Rose discusses how Britain’s choice green energy over efficient… Continue reading

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The View from 22 podcast: Ab Fab Britain, war on cycling and devolution dangers

7 November 2013 8:30

Are young people in Britain now duller than their parents? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Spectator editor Fraser Nelson discusses why Britain is now full of young puritans,… Continue reading

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The View from 22 podcast special: why is it so hard to visit the UK?

6 November 2013 11:00

In association with Harrods. Does Britain need to do more to encourage tourists and students to visit our country? In this special View from 22 podcast, chairman of Press Holdings… Continue reading

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The View from 22 podcast: Cameron’s countryside revolt, assisted dying, Terry’s Chocolate Oranges and HS2

31 October 2013 8:30

Has David Cameron lost the countryside? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Spectator columnist Melissa Kite debates Renewal’s David Skelton on whether the Tory grassroots supporters have been abandoned… Continue reading

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The View from 22 podcast: police vs liberty, health tourism and Westminster’s economic week

24 October 2013 8:30

Are the police wasting too much time on Twitter instead of catching criminals? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Nick Cohen looks at what Britain’s fall in crime has done… Continue reading

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The View from 22 podcast: is climate change good, Tommy Robinson and another Tory/Lib Dem pact

17 October 2013 8:39

Are there any upsides to climate change? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, author and columnist Matt Ridley discusses the economic impact of global warming with Fraser Nelson, and whether… Continue reading

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Is Britain getting fatter? And how is the NHS coping coping?

The View from 22 podcast: fat Britain, Westminster reshuffles and Obamacareless

10 October 2013 9:07

Does Britain have an obesity problem? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Fraser Nelson discuses the bizarre steps taken by the NHS to deal with our growing weight problem.… Continue reading

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The View from 22 podcast: Tory conference review

3 October 2013 18:54

Peter Oborne thought David Cameron’s speech was well delivered with a new sense maturity, while James Forsyth believes the blandness will reignite the Tories. Isabel Hardman reckons it was less exciting than… Continue reading

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View from 22 podcast special: Cameron’s land of hope and Tory

2 October 2013 15:22

Isabel Hardman thinks David Cameron’s speech was very well delivered but lacking in any actual news, while James Forsyth believes it was given to draw a clear dividing lines between the Tories and… Continue reading

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View from 22 podcast special: the return of George Osborne

30 September 2013 13:43

Fraser Nelson thinks it was the ‘language of someone happy with the economy’. James Forsyth saw it as renewed hope for leading the Conservative party. On this special View from… Continue reading

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The View from 22: Fraser Nelson interviews Damian McBride + Labour conference review

26 September 2013 11:49

How well did Damian McBride know Ed Balls ? Is he surprised at the scale of interest and hostility towards his book? How strong was his relationship with Ed Miliband?… Continue reading

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