William Hague on Boris Johnson, Blair, and Brexit

In a special episode of The Rest Is Politics, Alastair and Rory are joined by former Foreign Secretary and former Leader of the Conservative Party, William Hague.They discuss the future for Boris Johnson, William’s days facing Tony Blair in the Commons, packing the House of Lords, Putin’s offer to build a gas pipeline to the UK, the Hong Kong handover, Brexit, leaving politics on a high, education, vaccines, and reasons to be optimistic.Show notes:The Great Firewall: Wie China das Internet verändert (German language podcast)Instagram:@restispoliticsTwitter:@RestIsPoliticsEmail:[email protected]: Dom JohnsonExec Producer: Jack Davenport See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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Two men who’ve been at the heart of the political world - former Downing Street Director of Communications and Strategy Alastair Campbell and cabinet minister Rory Stewart - join forces from across the political divide. The Rest Is Politics lifts the lid on the secrets of Westminster, offering an insider’s view on politics at home and abroad, while bringing back the lost art of disagreeing agreeably. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.