Politics 26 October 2017 NS#241: MPs Behaving Badly The New Statesman podcast with Helen Lewis and Stephen Bush. Getty Images Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up How badly does an MP have to behave before they get suspended? Helen and Stephen discuss the case of Sheffield Hallam MP Jared O'Mara and analyse the media kremlinology behind it. Then they look at the continuing problems with Universal Credit and explore its failures as a benefits system. Finally, they answer a question sent in by many listeners: could Nick Clegg return to Parliament? You can subscribe to the podcast through iTunes here or with this RSS feed: http://rss.acast.com/newstatesman, or listen using the player below. Contact us on Twitter @ns_podcasts, @helenlewis or @stephenkb. Further reading: Mary Beard's 2013 interview with the New York Times about online abuse. Stephen's article about Jared O'Mara. Helen's column on Universal Credit. › Crazy idea: perhaps the people who think Brexit is a disaster are right Subscribe For more great writing from our award-winning journalists subscribe for just £1 per month!