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Today in audio: Friday 29th January

29 January 2016

4:31 PM

29 January 2016

4:31 PM

Haven’t had a chance to follow the day’s political events and interviews? Then don’t worry: here, The Spectator, brings you the best of today’s audio clips in one place for you to listen to.

David Cameron said that the offer of an ’emergency brake’ on in-work benefits for EU migrants was ‘not good enough’. Speaking after meeting Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels, he went on to say: ‘We’ve made some progress today, it’s not enough’.


John Redwood helpfully reminded the PM of what will be waiting for him when he does reveal the results of his EU renegotiation. The Eurosceptic Tory MP said the idea of the ’emergency brake’ was a ‘sick joke’:

Speaking on World at One, Lithuanian Minister Linas Linkevicius had a different idea, referring to the brake as having the ‘smell of compromise’

Whilst on the Today programme this morning, Ed Miliband’s former chief aide Lord Wood did his best to appear positive about the Labour party:


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