Podcasts 24 June 2021 Podcast: are Labour spent in Batley and Spen? George Galloway's campaign could disrupt the vote enough to hand the Conservatives a win. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Labour candidate Kim Leadbeater and Sir Keir Starmer Sign UpGet the New Statesman's Morning Call email. Sign-up Anoosh Chakelian has been reporting in Batley and Spen ahead of the by-election on 1 July. Here she talks to Stephen Bush and Ailbhe Rea about the mood on the ground, and why George Galloway is posing a problem for Labour. Then, in You Ask Us, Ailbhe, Stephen and Anoosh take your questions on Keir Starmer's reshuffle of his top team: was it a sign of weakness, or strength? Listen now You can listen to the New Statesman Podcast on all major platforms including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Acast, Stitcher, YouTube and more. Subscribe to receive a new episode automatically every Tuesday and Friday. › Boris Johnson’s government needs to end its threats to Scotland – now Subscribe For daily analysis & more political coverage from Westminster and beyond subscribe for just £1 per month!