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14 April 2016

The NS Podcast #143: Election Special

The New Statesman podcast.

By New Statesman

This week, the New Statesman podcast brings you an election special – with stories, scrutiny and stats straight from the campaign trails.

Stephen Brasher, our “returning officer” columnist, gives tips on which local elections could spell change come 5 May. Jonn Elledge, Stephen Bush and Helen Lewis muse on the qualities of the London mayoral candidates – Sadiq Khan and Zac Goldsmith. And from further afield: Anoosh Chakelian explores changing attitudes to Labour in Wales, Siobhan Fenton tells Stephen Bush about the prospects of the various parties in Northern Ireland, and David Torrance asks how far the SNP majority will stand up in Scotland.

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