Show 190 - Laura Round

The Political Party

27-11-2020 • 1 hr 23 mins

Since appearing on the show a couple of years ago, Laura has been a Special Adviser at both DFID and the MOD. She takes us inside the life of a 'Spad', including an account of the weekly Spad School meetings at Number 10. This is a fascinating account of the being a special adviser in the modern era. Laura also shares the secrets about what really goes on at Davos. Laura also gives her assessment about cutting the international aid budget and what it means for the UK's standing abroad. More importantly, Laura shares her experience of getting to ride in helicopters and tanks. Order 'Politically Homeless' here: https://blackwells.co.uk/bookshop/product/2100000262618 Listen to Laura's podcast 'What Were You Thinking?' here: https://anchor.fm/whatwereyouthinking Follow Matt on Twitter: @mattforde Follow Laura on Twitter: @LauraRound Email the show: politicalpartypodcast@gmail.com For the latest UK Government advice on coronavirus go to: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

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