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The Truth About British Politics

In Conversation with Hannah MacInnes

73 mins watch time

Posted November 2019

Most Watched, Culture, Politics

In this live conversation with Hannah MacInnes, independent politician and London Mayoral candidate Rory Stewart tells us what he’s discovered about British democracy in his time an MP and minister.
Born in Hong Kong and raised in Malaysia, commissioned in the Black Watch when only a teenager, a bestselling author and Professor at Harvard, Rory Stewart’s career bore little resemblance to the typical 21st century career politician – and that before he being fired by the Conservative Party for rebelling against a hard Brexit. In this conversation, he gives us the inside scoop on how government works – and how it doesn’t.