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A Mucky Business with Tim Farron

A Mucky Business with Tim Farron

Each week Christian MP Tim Farron unpacks the murky world of politics and encourages believers around the UK to engage prayerfully. Tim will share what life is like in Parliament, which issues Christians should care about and what you can do to make a difference. Tune in every Tuesday at 5pm or download the podcast from your chosen podcast provider.

Episodes

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Kenneth Nowakowski: 2 years of war in Ukraine Play in Edifi Player

    Kenneth Nowakowski: 2 years of war in Ukraine

    Tim is joined this week by Rt Rev Kenneth Nowakowski, the bishop for the Ukrainian Catholic community in Great Britain. We’ll get his reflections on the 2 year anniversary of the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. Also, Tim's reflecting on the death of Alexei Navalny. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Phil Dixon: The role of a friend in politics Play in Edifi Player

    Phil Dixon: The role of a friend in politics

    Tim is joined this week by local councillor Phil Dixon. Phil is a close friend of Tim and together they unpack the need for Christians to come alongside those in frontline politics. Also, Tim's reflecting on the Christian approaches to war. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Paul Butler: Church and politics Play in Edifi Player

    Paul Butler: Church and politics

    Tim is joined this week by Bishop of Durham Rt Rev Paul Butler Paul sits in the House of Lords as one of the Lord's Spiritual. We'll hear his experiences of life in Parliament and his role in the King's Coronation last year. Also, Tim's reflecting on media coverage linked to the recent corrosive substance attack in London. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Gareth Wallace: Advocating for persecuted Christians Play in Edifi Player

    Gareth Wallace: Advocating for persecuted Christians

    Tim is joined this week by Gareth Wallace from the religious freedom charity Open Doors. Gareth talks about his time advocating on a variety of issues impacting Christians in Parliament and highlights the World Watch List which identifies countries where Christians face persecution. Tim also looks into 'Wokeism' and the dangers of landing on either side of the culture wars. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Sir Simon Hughes: 7 election victories, 5 Prime Ministers and 32 years in parliament Play in Edifi Player

    Sir Simon Hughes: 7 election victories, 5 Prime Ministers and 32 years in parliament

    Tim is joined this week by former Lib Dem MP Sir Simon Hughes. The look back on his 32 years in parliament, seven election victories and five Prime Ministers. And Tim has been watching the ongoings in US politics with the impending return of Donald Trump Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Dr Lisa Cameron: Swapping parties as an MP Play in Edifi Player

    Dr Lisa Cameron: Swapping parties as an MP

    Tim is joined this week by Scottish MP Dr Lisa Cameron. The last time she joined the show she was a member of the SNP. Now she sits as a Conservative. We'll hear how that happened and why. And Tim is reflecting on the Post Office scandal. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Cara Bentley: Looking back at 2023 Play in Edifi Player

    Cara Bentley: Looking back at 2023

    It's our final show of the year! Tim is joined this week by Talk Radio newsreader Cara Bentley as they look back on an eventful 2023 for the world of politics. They reflect on Kate Forbes leadership bid, immigration legislation, the return of David Cameron and an impending general election. Want your question answered in the new year? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Lord Farmer: What does justice look like? Play in Edifi Player

    Lord Farmer: What does justice look like?

    Tim is joined this week by Conservative peer Lord Farmer. Fresh from delivering a speech at the Centre for Social Justice on prisons which sought to counter ‘penal populism’, he unpacks issues of justice and forgiveness. And Tim is reflecting on the migration muddle that the government has found itself in. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Baroness Stroud: 'There has to be a better story' Play in Edifi Player

    Baroness Stroud: 'There has to be a better story'

    Tim is joined this week by Conservative peer Baroness Stroud. Baroness Stroud is one of the founders of the Centre for Social Justice and now serves as CEO for the Alliance for Responsible Citizenship so plenty to unpack. Also, Tim's feeling Christmassy but plenty of news stories are capturing his attention. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Sir Stephen Timms: The state of the economy Play in Edifi Player

    Sir Stephen Timms: The state of the economy

    Tim is joined this week by Stephen Timms - the MP for East Ham. They look back at last week's Autumn Statement and more generally at the UK economy. Tim also has been reflecting on the Dutch elections and the rise of nationalism. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Gareth McNab: Cost of living crisis and Autumn Statement Play in Edifi Player

    Gareth McNab: Cost of living crisis and Autumn Statement

    Tim is joined this week by Gareth McNab from Christians Against Poverty. They unpack the cost of living crisis and look ahead to Wednesday's Autumn Statement. What would Gareth be announcing if he was Chancellor? Listen and find out! Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Krish Kandiah: Are we doing enough to help those fleeing Israel/Gaza conflict? Play in Edifi Player

    Krish Kandiah: Are we doing enough to help those fleeing Israel/Gaza conflict?

    Tim is joined this week by Dr Krish Kandiah founder of the Sanctuary Foundation. Having strived to see homes made available for those fleeing the conflict in Ukraine he's now asking the question for those evacuating Gaza. Tim's also reflecting on the shock reshuffle by the UK government. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Tim Livesey: From Downing Street to the Middle East Play in Edifi Player

    Tim Livesey: From Downing Street to the Middle East

    Tim is joined this week by Tim Livesey, the CEO of charity Embrace the Middle East. Tim Livesey talks about his time working in Downing Street, Lambeth Palace and the office of the leader of the opposition as well as looking at the current conflict in Israel and Gaza. And Tim Farron is giving his thoughts on the King's Speech. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk.

  • A Mucky Business with Tim Farron Jonathan Le Tocq: Serving as Guernsey Chief Minister and church pastor Play in Edifi Player

    Jonathan Le Tocq: Serving as Guernsey Chief Minister and church pastor

    Tim is joined this week by former Chief Minister of Guernsey Jonathan Le Tocq. Jonathan also serves as a pastor of a church and talks about balancing the two and which is more important. And Tim is pondering on the theme of lament. Want your question answered next week? Drop a quick email to farron@premier.org.uk.