Author: derec

  • 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

    This year’s 16 day campaign of global action which aims to combat violence against women and girls is drawing to a close. This week’s podcast takes a look at the […]

  • Autumn Budget

    The Autumn Budget can be summed up in one phrase – Austerity 2.0 Recorded on 25th November 2022 To find out more about my work:Visit my website – https://davidlinden.scotFollow me […]

  • A rundown on Rishi

    We have yet another new Prime Minister and this week’s episode of East End Ears takes a look at Rishi Sunak, what he stands for, the challenges he faces coming […]

  • Economic Chaos

    In this week’s episode of East End Ears, local MP David Linden takes a lot at the current economic chaos and explains what it means for our communities. Recorded on […]

  • Spring Statement

    The cost-of-living crisis is now a full-blown emergency. Households are dealing with a huge rise in their energy bills. The price of a weekly grocery shop is noticeably increasing and […]

  • Benefit sanctions

    The DWP is pushing ahead with a turbo-charged sanctions regime, punishing people for not finding work before they’ve even had their first Universal Credit payment. This episode takes an in-depth […]

  • The cost of living crisis

    This episode takes an in-depth look at the cost of living crisis currently gripping the UK. Rising food prices and soaring energy bills are causing anguish, so why isn’t the […]

  • Budget 2021

    This episode takes an in-depth look at the Chancellor’s Autumn Budget – both what was announced and the hidden shocks that were buried in the detail of the red book. […]

  • Universal Credit cut special episode

    This episode takes a deep dive into the imminent crisis about to hit millions of families across the UK as the British Government prepares to slash Universal Credit by over […]

  • The asylum system, coronavirus restrictions, Universal Credit uplift & more…

    Recorded on Thursday 8th July 2021 In this episode:0:29 – Universal Credit uplift3:08 – BBC Politics Live10:15 – Pensions11:28 – Meetings To find out more about my work:Visit my website […]