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Isabel Hardman – Edinburgh International Book Festival

Edinburgh

August 17, 2018

3.45pm

WHO WANTS TO BE A POLITICIAN?

If Brexit is the effect, what are the underlying causes of Britain’s political upheaval? One side of the story is told by Sky News political correspondent Lewis Goodall as he charts the demise of New Labour in Left for Dead? Meanwhile in Isabel Hardman’s Why We Get the Wrong Politicians, the assistant editor of the Spectator argues that our political system dissuades large parts of society from taking part. Chaired by Ruth Wishart.

 

 

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5a Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4DR