Podcast: The fine lines between success and failure

Andrew Tickell

Andrew Tickell enjoys studying failure. The law lecturer, political blogger and media commentator kicked off this theme as part of a conversation about our dearly beloved (unelected) Prime Minister, who has called an election next month in order to award herself some legitimacy.

Derek Bateman

Well that’s our script for the “bloody difficult” Tory leader in her pending wartime fantasy involving Europe.

Andrew arrived in the studio to discuss all this and more with podcast host Derek Bateman, during a day when Mrs May’s party took an unprecedented number of council seats across Scotland, mainly as the Labour vote dropped to embarrassing levels.

Her tartan sidekick Ruth Davidson is claiming it as a victory for “the union” of course. And why not, what else would she be claiming?

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