Tag: COVID-19

  • News Bants Live: Summer Edition 2021

    This episode was recorded in front of a live virtual audience. We discuss some of the biggest stories of the year so far, and explore a range of questions, including: […]

  • News Bants: The revelations of Dominic Cummings

    In this special episode of News Bants, we discuss Dominic Cummings’ appearance in front of the Commons health and science committees. How damaging is it to Boris and the Tories? […]

  • News Bants: The Covid vaccine and BAME communities

    In this special episode of News Bants, we discuss why some Black and Minority Ethnic communities are hesitant about taking the Covid vaccine and what can be done about it.

  • News Bants #51

    Episode #51 covers these topics: Can Croydon Council rebuild trust after effectively declaring itself bankrupt? Millwall Football Club and Black Lives Matter Can celebrities persuade people to take the Covid […]

  • News Bants: Lockdown 2

    England has entered its second national lockdown. What impact will the government’s lack of transparency on Covid data and allegations of nepotism have on the public? We also discuss whether […]

  • News Bants #49

    Episode 49 of News Bants covers these topics: The UK government’s handling of Covid Is Boris Johnson up to the job? The growing influence of Northern mayors including Andy Burnham […]

  • News Bants #48

    Episode 48 of News Bants covers these topics: Rishi Sunak’s Winter Economy Plan How Covid is impacting the finances of the royal household Did Harry and Megan’s message about the […]

  • News Bants #47

    Episode 47 of News Bants covers these topics: Breaking the law and the Brexit agreement Is anybody keen on a festival to celebrate Brexit? Could Keir Starmer’s televised press briefings […]

  • PR Bants #45

    We are joined by special guest Simon Feldman, who is a senior public relations professional. Episode 45 of PR Bants covers these topics: A look at Project Restart and whether […]

  • PR Bants #44

    Episode 44 of PR Bants covers these topics: Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s address to the nation and the ‘stay alert’ message Coronavirus and its impact on people from Black and […]