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Today in audio: Monday 25th January

25 January 2016

4:31 PM

25 January 2016

4:31 PM

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

Stuart Rose has been giving a series of interviews as the In campaign steps up its efforts to encourage the public to vote to stay in the EU in the upcoming referendum.
On the Today programme this morning, he admitted to being a eurosceptic but said it was a ‘risk’ to leave the EU because the British public did not know what they would be getting:

He had less success on Sky News, however, where he forgot the name of the campaign he is in charge of:

Is the Labour party in turmoil? Not according to leader Jeremy Corbyn, who insisted that ‘everybody’s getting along just fine’. He went on to say during the interview on This Morning that party members are ‘very happy’:

Nicky Morgan and Lucy Powell had a fiery exchange in the Commons over GCSE results, in which Powell accused the Education Secretary of moving the goalposts:

Sam Gyimah, Education minister, mocked Jenny Chapman in her new post as a vice-chair of Progress – which he described as a ‘front for hard right views in the Labour party’:

Whilst Labour’s Yvette Cooper said ‘I think we should do our bit’ and accept more child migrants into the UK on the World at One:

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