Trust in Politicians, our Institutions and our current form of Corporate Capitalism is at its lowest level for a generation. Time for a rethink? This episode of Old Fox Young Fox features Tim Loughton MP, exploring the UK's democratic process and reflecting what the future may hold. How do normal people get involved in Politics? How are MPs elected? What is it like being in Government and how do we ensure the next generation engage with the process?
The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing.
– Edmund Burke
About the show:
Old Fox Young Fox is an intergenerational conversation between Jeremy Woolwich and Oliver Happy, one that explores the impacts of a rapidly changing world.
- Check out Ollie's new show: Problem Busters
- How do you get into Politics?
- What is the process to get elected?
- What is it like being in Government?
- What is it like being a cabinet Minister?
- Is our Democratic system failing us?
- What comes next with Covid-19 and Brexit in our midst?
- What does the future hold for Politics in the UK?
About our guest
Tim Loughton MP is a British Conservative Party politician and former banker, who has been Member of Parliament (MP) for East Worthing and Shoreham since the 1997 general election. Loughton was the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families from 2010–2012. Tim has been vocal at many points of his career and is quick to point out inconsistencies in the practice of MPs, as well as sharing his own fair share of contraversy besides.
- Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tim_Loughton
Contacting our guest
- Website: https://www.timloughton.com/
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