The Needlefish Podcast

A survivor's guide to politics and parliament with Sir David Amess, MP.

October 10, 2021 John Harland, Jim Firth, Maisie Freedman, Yas Downes Season 1 Episode 5
The Needlefish Podcast
A survivor's guide to politics and parliament with Sir David Amess, MP.
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A frank and open discussion with veteran parliamentarian and long serving MP, Sir David Amess. From his early life and vocation to serve his constituents through to public speaking and how he overcame a stammer. We discuss what advice he would give anyone interested in becoming an MP as well as parliamentary process and electioneering.
Sir David talks about  his admiration of Margret Thatcher and other world leaders, his knighthood, the Royal Family and how to become the best politician you can be.
Ayes & Ears: A Survivor's Guide to Westminster by Davis Amess is available to buy now, all proceeds go to charity

Inspiration to become an MP
Early life
How to become an MP
Public speaking and stammering
Maiden Speech
Advice on how to become an MP
Parliamentary Process
Electioneering
Margaret Thatcher
Opposition
Pandemic politics
Knighthood
Royal Connections & World Leaders
How to be a good politician
Causes and charities
Inspiration for Ayes and Ears