Pursuit of Power: The Power of Nudge

28/10/16   Bronwen Maddox concludes her pursuit of power with a trip into the world of nudge. Dr David Halpern is chief executive of the Behavioural Insights Team, and he also spent six years as chief analyst of the Downing Street strategy unit. Here he explains how small changes can

Pursuit of Power: The Female Bishop

27/10/16   The Right Reverend Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester, made headlines worldwide when she said she would not describe God as “he.” She tells presenter Bronwen Maddox that she was surprised by the press response, but is still determined to use her voice. Earlier

Pursuit of Power: The Momentum Activist

26/10/16   Bronwen Maddox meets Barbara Ntumy, political activist with Momentum. Barbara came to this country a decade ago from Ghana, and first found her voice marching against the English Defence League in Sheffield. In a wide ranging interview Barbara explains why she feels the nee

Pursuit of Power: Michael Gove

25/10/16   “Power means constructing structures in order to allow individuals to achieve their utmost.” As a former secretary of state, first for education and then justice, Michael Gove MP has seen first hand how power works. It’s not, he says, like being Louis XIV

Pursuit of Power: The Newly Elected Mayor

24/10/16   “The cry you hear from the public is, why can’t they get anything done? The cry you hear from government is, why can’t I get anything done?” In this five part series the director of the Institute for Government, Bronwen Maddox, sets off in pursuit of

In conversation with Tony Blair

Bronwen interviews Tony Blair. The former Prime Minister argues that the lessons from the Iraq War are “not complicated” and that IS must be taken on “on the ground.” He also said that “It’s not yet a proven concept that Corbynism can win an election” and

Any Questions: on the Autumn Statement and the NHS

Bronwen appears on BBC 4’s Any Questions with Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, David Gauke and Simon Stevens—the Chief Executive of NHS England. After George Osborne gave his Autumn Statement last year, John McDonnell’s job was to “give the Chancellor hell,” Bronwen says. But instead

On the Euro crisis

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria discusses the euro crisis with Bronwen Maddox, David Miliband & Martin Wolf.

On Economic lessons the US can take from the UK

CNN’s Fareed Zakaria and panel, Bronwen Maddox, David Miliband & Wolf, discuss economic lessons the U.S. can take from the UK.