Coffee House Shots

Should politicians stick out a scandal?

18 min listen

In This Episode

It emerged this week that Nadhim Zahawi was in a row last year with HMRC over tax payments, but he is currently holding onto his post as Conservative party chairman. When should a politician resign? And is it worth fighting back? Ten years ago, the News of the World broke a story about then Liberal Democrat MP Mark Oaten’s personal life. On the podcast, Mark joins Fraser Nelson and James Heale to talk about what it’s like to be in the centre of a scandal.


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