Mark Watts

Mark Watts is the former editor-in-Chief of ‘Exaro’, the investigative news website that specialises in exposing stories that may have been inadequately covered by the mainstream media. Mark has also worked with many national newspapers, including The Sunday Times and The Sunday Telegraph.  In 2001 he founded the Freedom of Information Act Centre, known by its acronym as the FIOA Centre. Mark is the author of ‘The Fleet Street Sewer Rat’, published in 2005 by Artnik.  The book exposes the dark underworld of investigative journalism.

The three topics of discussion in this interview are the current establishment protest happening across the world, the role of the media and investigative journalism, particularly the role of the whistle blower.

Sir Michael Burton

Sir Michael Burton is a former British Diplomat in the Foreign and Commonwealth office. He has worked in a number of Arab countries. In 1985 he was appointed Minister and Deputy Commandant in the British Military Office in Berlin for 5 years. He later became Head of British Embassy office in Berlin. In this interview Sir Michael discussed the Middle East, the historical East/West divide in Europe and Brexit.

Elizabeth Jones

Elizabeth Jones is one of five candidates bidding to succeed Nigel Farage as leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP). She is also an elected member of the party’s National Executive Committee. With Elizabeth we discussed the need for reform in the British political system, European migration policy and the root causes of extremism.

Lord Archie Hamilton

Lord Hamilton, Baron Hamilton of Epsom, is a member of the Conservative Party and has been a member of the House of Lords since 2005. He is chairman of the European Atlantic Group, a charity aimed at strengthening transatlantic links. With Lord Hamilton, we discuss the relationship between Britain and Europe, migration in Europe as well as extremism.

Lord Watson

 

 

With Lord Watson we discuss the role of Britain in the European Union, education in the United Kingdom, and his book on Churchill’s legacy. Lord Watson was formerly a presenter for the BBC and responsible for communications at the European Commission, and he is currently Chairman of CTN Communications.