The Campbell campaign podcast

You can now subscribe to have regular interviews with Ming and other members of his campaign team automatically downloaded to your computer using iTunes or other podcasting software such as iPodder.

If you do use iTunes (5.0 or above) follow these steps:

  1. Click on 'Advanced' in the menu bar at the top of the screen and choose 'Subscribe to podcast'.
  2. Insert http://feeds.feedburner.com/MingCampbellPodcast as the url for the podcast in the window which pops up.
  3. Press OK.

If you don't have any podcast software, don't worry, just click on the links below and, if your computer has speakers or headphones, they should play automatically. You will, however, need to come back to the site to get new recordings: they won't be automatically downloaded to your computer.

If you don't have headphones or speakers or are hard of hearing, we make transcripts of all our podcasts available as soon as we can after recording them.

If you have any questions you would like answered during a future podcast, please call the 'Ask Ming' podcast question hotline on 07747 867259.

Your questions answered: the energy for leadership (podcast)

February 25th, 2006 by Web Team

John Hipkin emailed to ask about the pressures of leadership:

Listen to John’s question in full and Ming’s reply (MP3, 443kB)

Your questions answered: Labour and civil liberties (podcast)

February 25th, 2006 by Web Team

Wendy Marchant emailed to ask about Labour and civil liberties:

Listen to Wendy’s question in full and Ming’s reply (MP3, 617kB)

Your questions answered: Axe the Tax (podcast)

February 25th, 2006 by Web Team

Ernest Smith emailed to ask about ‘Axe the Tax’:

Listen to Ernest’s question in full and Ming’s reply (MP3, 496kB)

Your questions answered: Ming’s views on the NHS (podcast)

February 25th, 2006 by Web Team

Roger Hole emailed to ask about Ming’s views on the NHS:

Listen to Roger’s question in full and Ming’s reply (MP3, 612kB)

Your questions answered: GB/US relations (podcast)

February 25th, 2006 by Web Team

Andrew C. emailed to ask about relations between the British and American Governments:

Listen to Andrew’s question in full and Ming’s reply (MP3, 689kB)

Your questions answered: media coverage during military conflict (podcast)

February 25th, 2006 by Web Team

Ted Finnegan called the ‘Ask Ming’ podcast question hotline to ask about the responsibilities of the media during military conflict:

Listen to Ted’s question in full and Ming’s reply (MP3, 888kB)

Your questions answered: Liberal Democrats and image (podcast)

February 25th, 2006 by Web Team

Julian Teasey called the ‘Ask Ming’ podcast question hotline to ask a question about image:

Listen to Julian’s question in full and Ming’s reply (MP3, 353kB)

Your questions answered: incineration and landfill (podcast)

February 25th, 2006 by Web Team

Here, as promised, is the first of the answers received on the Ming Campbell podcast question hotline:

Jim Elliott asked about how we should deal with residual household waste:

Listen to Jim’s question in full and Ming’s reply (MP3, 595kB)

If you want to ask your own question, please call the ‘Ask Ming’ podcast question hotline on 07747 867259.

David Laws explains why he is backing Ming Campbell (podcast)

February 25th, 2006 by Web Team

I think the other thing that was striking when you met Ming and saw him in action was to understand the deep passion that he has for a fairer society.

David Laws MPWelcome to the ninth Ming Campbell campaign podcast. In this interview, David Laws MP, Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary for Work and Pensions, explains why he is backing Ming to lead the Liberal Democrats.

Listen to the David Laws podcast (MP3, 1,717kB)

If you don’t know what a podcast is, don’t worry. Just select the link above, and if your computer has speakers or headphones, you should be able to listen to the interview. You can find out more about podcasting on the BBC Radio website.

If you do know what a podcast is, and would like to link to the feed in your podcast software, the address of the podcast feed itself is listed at the bottom of the page.

See a complete list of all podcasts »

Read a transcript of the ninth podcast »

Ming Campbell podcasts on the day the ballot papers go out (podcast)

February 7th, 2006 by Web Team

Ming Campbell MP is interviewed for a podcast by David WalterWelcome to the eighth Ming Campbell campaign podcast. In this podcast, Ming Campbell MP outlines the reasons why he is asking members to vote for him in the leadership election..

Download and listen to the Ming Campbell podcast (MP3, 597kB)

If you don’t know what a podcast is, don’t worry. Just select the link above, and if your computer has speakers or headphones, you should be able to listen to the interview. You can find out more about podcasting on the BBC Radio website.

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See a complete list of all podcasts »

Read the transcript of the eighth podcast »

Sarah Teather explains why she is backing Ming Campbell (podcast)

February 6th, 2006 by Web Team

He has been that person who has been speaking for … all those people who feel that their voice has been not represented in Parliament, he’s been the one who’s represented their views.

Sarah Teather MPWelcome to the seventh Ming Campbell campaign podcast. In this interview, Sarah Teather MP, Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary for Community & Local Government, explains why she is backing Ming to lead the Liberal Democrats.

Download and listen to the Sarah Teather podcast (MP3, 993kB)

If you don’t know what a podcast is, don’t worry. Just select the link above, and if your computer has speakers or headphones, you should be able to listen to the interview. You can find out more about podcasting on the BBC Radio website.

If you do know what a podcast is, and would like to link to the feed in your podcast software, the address of the podcast feed itself is listed at the bottom of the page.

See a complete list of all podcasts »

Read the transcript of the seventh podcast »

Ed Davey explains why he is backing Ming Campbell (podcast)

February 5th, 2006 by Web Team

He gets more out of every hour he puts in than almost any other politician I’ve ever worked with

Edward Davey MPWelcome to the sixth Ming Campbell campaign podcast. In this interview, Ed Davey MP, Liberal Democrat Shadow Secretary for Education and Skills, explains why he is backing Ming to lead the Liberal Democrats.

Download and listen to the Ed Davey podcast (MP3, 1,108kB)

If you don’t know what a podcast is, don’t worry. Just select the link above, and if your computer has speakers or headphones, you should be able to listen to the interview. You can find out more about podcasting on the BBC Radio website.

If you do know what a podcast is, and would like to link to the feed in your podcast software, the address of the podcast feed itself is listed at the bottom of the page.

See a complete list of all podcasts »

Read the transcript of the sixth podcast »

Jo Swinson explains why she is backing Ming Campbell (podcast)

February 3rd, 2006 by Web Team

The credibility and the experience that we need to lead our party and to be a winner

Jo Swinson MPWelcome to the fifth Ming Campbell campaign podcast. In this interview, the UK’s youngest MP, Jo Swinson, explains why she is backing Ming to lead the Liberal Democrats.

Download and listen to the Jo Swinson podcast (MP3, 699kB)

If you don’t know what a podcast is, don’t worry. Just select the link above, and if your computer has speakers or headphones, you should be able to listen to the interview. You can find out more about podcasting on the BBC Radio website.

If you do know what a podcast is, and would like to link to the feed in your podcast software, the address of the podcast feed itself is listed at the bottom of the page.

See a complete list of all podcasts »

Read the transcript of the fifth podcast »

Shirley Williams explains why she’s backing Ming Campbell (podcast)

February 1st, 2006 by Web Team

I worked with him very closely on Iraq. I think he’s got the capacity to listen to other people, he takes in to account what they have to, what they have to contribute, what they have to say. He’s not somebody who simply dominates from the top and then you know walks through without regard to the contributions other people can make.

Welcome to the fourth Ming Campbell campaign podcast. In this interview, Shirley Williams talks about her personal experience working with Ming in his role as leader of the foreign affairs team and explains why she is backing him to lead the Liberal Democrats.

Download and listen to the Shirley Williams podcast (MP3, 608kB)

If you don’t know what a podcast is, don’t worry. Just select the link above, and if your computer has speakers or headphones, you should be able to listen to the interview. You can find out more about podcasting on the BBC Radio website.

If you do know what a podcast is, and would like to link to the feed in your podcast software, the address of the podcast feed itself is listed at the bottom of the page.

See a complete list of all podcasts »

Read the transcript of the fourth podcast »

Ming Campbell campaign podcast: on the way from Plymouth

January 31st, 2006 by Web Team

Welcome to the third Ming Campbell campaign podcast. In this interview, former BBC and ITN political correspondent David Walter speaks to Ming Campbell MP in a taxi on the way from the Plymouth hustings. There is quite a bit of background noise as a result.

Download and listen to the third Ming Campbell campaign podcast (MP3, 1,514kB)

If you don’t know what a podcast is, don’t worry. Just select the link above, and if your computer has speakers or headphones, you should be able to listen to the interview. You can find out more about podcasting on the BBC Radio website.

If you do know what a podcast is, and would like to link to the feed in your podcast software, the address of the podcast feed itself is listed at the bottom of the page.

Read the transcript of the third podcast »

Ming Campbell campaign podcast: David Walter interviews Nick Clegg

January 26th, 2006 by Web Team

Nick Clegg MPWelcome to the second Ming Campbell campaign podcast. In this interview, former BBC and ITN political correspondent David Walter speaks to Nick Clegg MP about Ming Campbell and the campaign to date.

Download and listen to the second Ming Campbell campaign podcast featuring Nick Clegg’s views on Ming Campbell and the campaign to date (MP3, 1,139kB)

If you don’t know what a podcast is, don’t worry. Just select the link above, and if your computer has speakers or headphones, you should be able to listen to the interview. You can find out more about podcasting on the BBC Radio website.

If you do know what a podcast is, and would like to link to the feed in your podcast software, the address of the podcast feed itself is listed at the bottom of the page.

Read the transcript of the second podcast »

Welcome to the first Ming Campbell podcast

January 19th, 2006 by Web Team

David Walter interviews Ming CampbellWelcome to what is intended to be the first of many Ming Campbell podcasts. In the attached interview, former BBC and ITN political correspondent David Walter speaks to Ming Campbell about the last 7 days of the campaign.

Download and listen to the first Ming Campbell podcast (MP3, 707kB)

If you don’t know what a podcast is, don’t worry. Just select the link above, and if your computer has speakers or headphones, you should be able to listen to the interview. You can find out more about podcasting on the BBC Radio website.

If you do know what a podcast is, and would like to link to the feed in your podcast software, the address of the podcast feed itself is listed at the bottom of the page.

Read the transcript of the first podcast