Electoral Dysfunction

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Electoral Dysfunction


Critic Rating

Beth Rigby. Jess Phillips. Ruth Davidson. With polls suggesting trust in politicians is low, three political powerhouses unite to unravel the spin and explain what’s really going on in Westminster and beyond.Every week, they will examine our political leaders and their policies – how they’re written, and how they’re sold to voters – as we prepare for a general election. With so much at stake, they will work out which politicians are coming out on top and who is having an Electoral Dysfunction – and what it all actually means for you.Starting on Friday March 1st 2024.

Critic Reviews

Score: 4

Patricia Nicol • The Times UK Mar 10, 2024

"I enjoyed their insight on parliament being in pre-election mode more than the personal asides, seemingly designed to trumpet approachability."

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Score: 2

James Marriot • The Times UK Mar 7, 2024

"On Electoral Dysfunction the hosts embark on self-consciously banterous interludes. Then there are gobbets of pointless “relatable” information. “My cat’s called Scooby,” Rigby informs listeners at one point. Just tell me about politics!"

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Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Feb 22, 2024

"The trio offer a refreshing change from the usual dadcasts, favouring heart and insight over political point-scoring. There’s even a story about Priti Patel’s kindness..."

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