Johnson's £800k loan, Zahawi's tax trouble, and Russia in Africa

Who gave Boris Johnson an £800k loan when he was PM? Is Nadhim Zahawi's political career over? Why is Russia on a charm offensive in Africa?Alastair and Rory cover all the latest political news from both the UK and abroad in today's episode of The Rest Is Politics.Leading:Have you heard this week's episode of Leading, where Alastair interviews Marina Litvinenko, widow of Alexander Litvinenko, the former Russian spy poisoned by the Putin regime?Listen:apple.co/3XsICFCspoti.fi/3D76yX1pod.link/1665265193TRIP Plus:Become a member of The Rest Is Politics Plus to support the podcast, enjoy ad-free listening to both TRIP and Leading, join our Discord chatroom, and receive early access to live show tickets and Question Time episodes. Just head to therestispolitics.com to sign up.Instagram:@restispoliticsTwitter:@RestIsPoliticsEmail:restispolitics@gmail.comProducers: Dom Johnson + Nicole MaslenExec Producers: Tony Pastor + Jack Davenport Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more 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.Twitter:@RestIsPoliticsInstagram:@restispoliticsEmail:restispolitics@gmail.com Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.