Brexitcentral Podcast

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Synopsis

Bringing you news and analysis of the UKs departure from the EU and promoting a positive and optimistic vision of Britain after Brexit.

Episodes

  • Gerard Lyons: Building a post-Brexit economy

    Gerard Lyons: Building a post-Brexit economy

    16/10/2019 Duration: 23min

    This time I spoke to the economist Gerard Lyons, the former Chief Economic Adviser to Boris Johnson. He criticised the ‘can-kicking’ of the previous administration and said businesses wanted to ‘get Brexit done’. We discussed the global financial situation and how the powers gained back from the EU could be used to re balance the UK economy.

  • Dan Hannan: Why the EU cannot be democratic

    Dan Hannan: Why the EU cannot be democratic

    17/05/2019 Duration: 29min

    Dan Hannan on why democracy can't work in the EU: "Democracy isn't just a periodic right to put a cross on a bit of paper. democracy also depends on a certain relationship between government and governed. "You have a sense of loyalty, of shared affinity in Sweden or Portugal or Britain, but nobody ever really says 'I'm a European' in a way that they might say 'I'm a Swede' or 'I'm a Portuguese'. "So when you have European elections you don't find that they are happening in a context of a European public opinion or recognised pan-European political leaders, what you have, of course, is 28 separate national campaigns because people's primary loyalty is at national level and so there is this Potemkin quality - there's something fake about the whole idea. "You have these political parties sitting there, you have a pretence that there was some kind of pan European democratic process, but honestly hand on heart can you imagine anybody saying, 'well you know I was gonna vote for Weber but I reckon Verhofstadt

  • Lance Forman: Why Im standing for the Brexit Party

    Lance Forman: Why I'm standing for the Brexit Party

    10/05/2019 Duration: 18min

    Business owner Lance Forman tells BrexitCentral why he's standing for the Brexit Party and explains how his experience in business persuaded him to not to support Theresa May's deal.

  • What made Vote Leave so successful? - Part 3

    What made Vote Leave so successful? - Part 3

    22/03/2019 Duration: 30min

    This week I spoke to Matthew Elliott the former CEO of Vote Leave. He discussed his political influences, the lessons he learnt from running the NotoAV campaign and how the repeal of the Corn Laws was similar to Brexit.

  • What made Vote Leave so successful? - Part 2

    What made Vote Leave so successful? - Part 2

    08/02/2019 Duration: 30min

    This week I spoke to Oliver Lewis the former Research Director of Vote Leave. He explains how he helped set up Business for Britain, the forerunner of Vote Leave, which filled the gap in the Eurosceptic market, making the business case for leaving the UK. He also revealed how using a strategy used by the US military helped to defeat the Remain campaign when arguing in the media.

  • What made Vote Leave so successful?

    What made 'Vote Leave' so successful?

    01/02/2019 Duration: 14min

    This week we spoke to Hugh Bennett from Guido Fawkes. A former Vote Leave staffer, Hugh shared his thoughts on just what made the campaign capable of taking on and beating the might of the British establishment.

  • What should Theresa May do now?

    What should Theresa May do now?

    16/01/2019 Duration: 06min

    Charlie Elphicke the MP for Dover and Deal says Theresa May should go back to the EU to get a better deal but should prepare to leave the EU without a deal.

  • Are MPs warming to Theresa Mays Brexit deal?

    Are MPs warming to Theresa May's Brexit deal?

    10/01/2019 Duration: 19min

    This week we spoke to Simon Clarke MP to discuss whether MPs were likely to change their minds before the vote on Theresa May's EU deal on Tuesday.