Beyond the Noise: Not a coup – a very British dysfunction

Ben Wray

Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 news cycle and gets to the heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines

IN this special edition Jamieson speaks to CommonSpace editor Ben Wray about Boris Johnson’s plans to suspend parliament and the spiralling constitutional crisis:

1:06 – Why the crisis indicates the dismal nature of the British constitution more than an actual coup.

6:00 – How the idea of democracy was cheapened in British politics.

11:46 – The problem with defending the British parliament.

22:56 – Hoe the crisis is impacting Scottish politics, including Ruth Davidson’s resignation and Scottish Labour’s latest turn.

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