Drive with Delaney

Sam Delaney drives you home Monday to Thursday with laughs, big interviews and topics that will get you talking.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

'Russia could have a recording of Donald Trump Jr's meeting with Russian lawyer'

'Russia could have a recording of Donald Trump Jr's meeting with Russian lawyer'

'Russia could have a recording of Donald Trump Jr's meeting with Russian lawyer'

Jared Kushner has released a statement distancing himself from the alleged meeting

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Thursday, July 20, 2017

'If lessons learned from Lakanal House fire were applied, Grenfell Tower fire may not have happened'

'If lessons learned from Lakanal House fire were applied, Grenfell Tower fire may not have happened'

'Grenfell fire may not have happened if lessons had been learned from Lakanal'

Baroness Jenny Jones says the Government needs to impose new building regulations covering various equipment and cladding

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

BBC pay: 'Tabloids and the Tories attack the BBC as being inefficient and wasteful', says sociologist

Sam Delaney: 'BBC pay details are pointless. What can we do with this information apart from gossip?'

Sam Delaney says BBC pay details are pointless: 'All we can do is gossip'

Sociologist Tom Mills believes the BBC releasing wage figures is good because public organisations should be transparent

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

'Blanket ban on representation in adverts is too far, but gender roles need to be balanced', says campaigner

Sexist advert debate: Campaigner says blanket ban is excessive

Sexist advert debate: Campaigner says blanket ban is excessive

The Advertising Standards Authority has said it will ban adverts that are sexist by showing gender stereotype roles

LISTEN: Sam Delaney meets Culture Club

LISTEN: Sam Delaney meets Culture Club

LISTEN: Sam Delaney meets Culture Club

The boys popped into talkRADIO HQ for a chat

Monday, July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Labour may change position' Lord Michael Heseltine

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Corbyn might change position' says Lord Michael Heseltine

'If public decide they don't want Brexit, Corbyn may change position'

Lord Michael Heseltine believes the current government will last for around 18 months to two years

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Thursday, July 13, 2017

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic as those in charge couldn't run it', says Labour councillor

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic as those in charge couldn't run it', says Labour councillor

'Grenfell Tower meeting was completely shambolic due to those in charge'

Labour councillor Pat Mason says Grenfell Tower residents are angry and they want straight answers

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

'Nicola Sturgeon is sent abuse that's absolutely breathtakingly cruel', says former SNP MP

Former SNP MP John Nicolson reveals his shock at election defeat and says Nicola Sturgeon suffers 'breathtakingly cruel' abuse

Former SNP MP John Nicolson reveals his shock at election defeat

Nicolson say in politics women get the most abuse and has called for people to appreciate politicians more

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Taylor review: 'Theresa May will implement recommendations if public want good quality work for all', says author

Taylor review: 'Theresa May will implement recommendations if public want good-quality work for all', says author

Taylor review: 'Theresa May will implement recommendations if public want them'

Matthew Taylor says he doesn't want his review to end up with others in history that have ended up in a graveyard in Westminster

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Thursday, July 6, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'The community must stick together and stay away from aggression', says local resident

Grenfell Tower: 'The community must not resort to aggression', says local resident

Grenfell Tower community must not stoop to aggression, says local resident

Local resident Tdjan says the community needs to channel peace and love

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

'No one should pay for university as everyone benefits from a highly educated workforce', says Novara Media

Corbyn supporter Aaron Bastani says university should be completely free for everyone

Corbyn supporter says university should be completely free for all

Novara Media founder says the most valuable piece of infrastructure is people's brains

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

'Jeremy Corbyn would be dangerous in Downing Street but Theresa May is smart, strong politician', says former Labour MP

'Jeremy Corbyn would be dangerous in Downing Street but Theresa May is smart, strong politician', says former Labour MP Simon Danczuk

'Jeremy Corbyn would be dangerous in Downing Street', says Simon Danczuk

Former Labour MP Simon Danczuk says Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party has peaked and he'll start having problems as leader

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

'The Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for all in Northern Ireland', says DUP MP Sammy Wilson

'Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for all in Northern Ireland', says DUP MP Sammy Wilson

'Tory-DUP deal is normal politics and good for Northern Ireland', says DUP MP

DUP MP Sammy Wilson believes constituents expect politicians to use whatever influences they can to make life better for them

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Jacksons on their 50-year career, their music, and Michael Jackson

The Jacksons on their 50-year career, their music, and Michael's influence

The Jacksons on their 50-year career, their music, and Michael's influence

Jackie, Tito, Jermaine and Marlon swung by the studio for a chat with Sam Delaney

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

'A Parliament with influence over the Government isn't bad and reflects democracy', says politics professor

'A Parliament with influence over the Government simply reflects democracy', says John Curtice

'A Parliament with influence over the Government is what democracy is about'

Politics guru John Curtice says we shouldn’t underestimate the ability of minority governments to survive

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Former Downing Street director of communications reveals more about 'shouting matches' over government way of working

Former Downing Street director of communications reveals more about 'shouting matches' over government way of working

Katie Perrior reveals more about 'shouting matches' over No.10 way of working

Downing Street's former director of communications says she felt like she was banging her head against a brick wall on a daily basis while working at No.10

Monday, June 19, 2017

Monday, June 19, 2017

'Community police officers are needed now more than ever to gather intelligence and reassure the public'

Finsbury Park: 'Community police officers are needed now more than ever to reassure the public'

'Community police officers are needed now more than ever to reassure public'

Former Metropolitan Police officer Chris Hobbs says the country is in a pressure cooker which is bubbling to the boil, in light of recent attacks

Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday, June 16, 2017

'Answers have to come quicker than they are' - Linford Christie speaks to Sam Delaney about the Grenfell Tower tragedy

'Answers have to come quicker than they are' - Linford Christie speaks to Sam Delaney about the Grenfell Tower tragedy

Linford Christie speaks to Sam Delaney about the Grenfell Tower tragedy

The Olympic gold medallist, who is from the area, spoke to our presenter as he broadcasted from the area around the tower block

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

'Firefighters were just as amazed as the public at the speed Grenfell Tower fire spread' says Fire Brigades Union

Grenfell Tower: Firefighters' union boss says 'this could take a week for us to sort out'

Firefighter boss says 'this could take a week for us to sort out'

Ian Leahair of the Fire Brigades Union believes rescue workers will have been as surprised as anyone at the speed of the fire

Grenfell Tower: 'Privatisation has left the public unable to influence their own living standards', says Ken Livingstone

Grenfell Tower: Thatcher-era privatisation has left the public helpless, says Ken Livingstone

Thatcher-era privatisation has left the public helpless, says Ken Livingstone

Ken Livingstone tells Sam Delaney that the Mayor of London needs more power to oversee housing

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

'It's not grim being young today and previous generations didn't walk on a pavement of gold'

Abi Wilkinson: 'The idea that Corbyn bribed people with tuition fees is mad'

Abi Wilkinson: 'The idea that Corbyn bribed people with tuition fees is mad'

Co-editor of post-feminist website The Conservative Woman Laura Perrins says the idea that young people have it tough needs to be challenged

Monday, June 12, 2017

Monday, June 12, 2017

'The Tories will only discuss the economy and Brexit with the DUP', says MP Andrew Rosindell

Theresa May crisis: DUP gay marriage views are irrelevant, says Tory MP

DUP gay marriage views are irrelevant, says Tory MP

MP Andrew Rosindell tells Sam Delaney fears over the moral views of the DUP are a red herring as it's nothing to do with stabilising our government

'Theresa May should call another general election as she's robbed herself of any respect she had', says Harriet Harman

'Theresa May has robbed herself of any respect she had', says Harriet Harman

'Theresa May has robbed herself of any respect she had', says Harriet Harman

Former deputy Labour leader Harriet Harman tells Sam Delaney Theresa May's election campaign was textbook in how not to do it

Friday, June 9, 2017

Friday, June 9, 2017

'Another general election will take place in three months time and Labour will hammer the Tories', says Corbyn supporter

'Another general election will take place in three months time and Labour will hammer the Tories', says Corbyn supporter

'Another election will take place in three months time and Labour will win'

Novara Media co-founder Aaron Bastani tells Sam Delaney that Theresa May has lost the plot because she wants to govern with the DUP

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

'The general election result hangs on how many Labour supporters turn out', says Ipsos Mori founder

'The election hinges on how many Labour supporters turn out', says Ipsos Mori founder

'The election hinges on how many Labour supporters turn out'

Ipsos Mori founder sir Robert Worcester tells Sam Delaney it is likely that the Conservatives will get a majority in the general election - but Labour voters might have something to say about that

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Thursday, May 25, 2017

'Armed police were going to be deployed on UK streets even without terrorism', says former police officer

'Armed police were going to be deployed on UK streets even without Manchester terror attack', says former officer

'Armed police were going to be deployed even without Manchester attack'

Former Metropolitan Police officer Michael Smith tells Sam Delaney armed police won't be able to stop terrorists and criminals from doing what they want to do

'Religion shouldn't be brought into discussions about terrorism', says singer Sean Ryder

Manchester legend Shaun Ryder says Salman Abedi probably had a small manhood

Manchester legend Shaun Ryder says Salman Abedi probably had a small manhood

Musician Shaun Ryder said he was supposed to go to the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester with his family, but didn't because it was a nice day

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

'We can't let far-right facist groups dictate the narrative of the terror attack', says journalist

'We can't let fascists like the EDL dictate narrative of the terror attack', says journalist

'We can't let fascist groups dictate narrative of the terror attack'

Head of journalism at News Associates Andrew Greaves tells Sam Delaney that the streets of Manchester seem more normal today after the terror attack

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

'Roger Moore pioneered the look to camera and sharing of the joke', says journalist

'Sir Roger Moore pioneered the look to camera and sharing of the joke', says journalist

'Sir Roger Moore pioneered the look to camera and sharing of the joke'

Sire Roger Moore has passed away at the age of 89

Monday, May 22, 2017

Monday, May 22, 2017

'Facebook is trying to draw lines which can't be drawn without context', says Open Rights Group

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

'Facebook story will just lead to more government regulation', says RT director

The Guardian has revealed Facebook's internal rulebook on censoring content

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

General election: 'Labour voters will avoid voting for the party if they think it might win', says former Tony Blair advisor

General election: 'Labour voters will avoid voting for the party if they think it might win', says former Tony Blair advisor

'Labour voters will avoid voting for the party if they think it might win'

Former advisor to Tony Blair Matthew Doyle tells Sam Delaney Labour candidates will only win local seats if they can convince voters that Theresa May will start in power

'Republicans are privately totally exasperated with Donald Trump's behaviour', says foreign correspondent

Republicans are privately furious at Donald Trump, says foreign correspondent

'The whispers about impeaching Trump are getting louder'

Foreign correspondent Harriet Alexander tells Sam Delaney that Donald Trump is showing incredible ignorance

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Labour's Peter Dowd unable to explain how much more income tax those on £80,000 would pay

Labour's Peter Dowd doesn't know how much more income tax top earners would pay under Corbyn

Labour's Peter Dowd doesn't know how much more income tax top earners would pay

Labour candidate Peter Dowd tells Sam Delaney that the party manifesto clearly sets out where money for pledges will come from

Monday, May 15, 2017

Monday, May 15, 2017

'No one can influence Theresa May, she has her own mind and views', says former Downing Street comms director

Former Theresa May spin doctor says Jeremy Corbyn is bad for democracy

Former Theresa May spin doctor says Jeremy Corbyn is bad for democracy

Katie Perrior tells Sam Delaney that staff weren't lying when they said there wouldn't be an early election

Friday, May 12, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

'It's a bad position when Prime Ministers have to be psychopaths or pretend to be one', claims communist party general secretary Robert Griffiths about Trident

UK Communist leader says Jeremy Corbyn is 'similar to John Major'

UK Communist leader says Jeremy Corbyn is 'similar to John Major'

Robert Griffiths said he's supporting Jeremy Corbyn - but he doesn't think his manifesto is particularly left-wing

'Dwayne Johnson as President would be great as he understands business and international relations', says fan

Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson would be a great US President, says WWE superfan

Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson would be a great US President, says WWE superfan

Wrestling geek believes The Rock is exceptionally hard-working and would probably be a candidate for the Democrats

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious', says US political commentator

'Donald Trump was stupid to fire James Comey now as it looks suspicious'

US political commentator Michael Graham tells Sam Delaney that he thinks Donald Trump is too stupid to have come up with a well thought out plot alongside the Russians

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

'If Labour does better in the election than Ed Miliband did, Jeremy Corbyn will have the right to stay', says Novara Media

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband did, he'll have every right to stay', says supporter Aaron Bastani

'If Jeremy Corbyn does better than Ed Miliband, he'll have every right to stay'

Aaron Bastani tells Sam Delaney he believes young people will come out and vote for Labour in the general election

Monday, May 8, 2017

Monday, May 8, 2017

'If you vote Conservatives in June, you’re really voting for no NHS', says author Marcus Chown

If you vote Tory in June you’re voting to kill the NHS, says author Marcus Chown

If you vote Tory in June you’re voting to kill the NHS, says author Marcus Chown

Marcus Chown and Daily Mail city editor Alex Brummer take part in a heated debate about the NHS

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

'Labour is clear on where money will come from to fund policies, so voters are well-informed',  says MP Yasmin Qureshi

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

Labour MP Yasmin Qureshi defends policing plan after Diane Abbott interview

MP Yasmin Qureshi tells Sam Delaney that many people feel insecure on our streets and therefore we need more visible policing

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thursday, April 27, 2017

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was used on purpose as a Brexit distraction', says political correspondent

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

'Boris Johnson's mugwump comment was a deliberate Brexit distraction'

Political correspondent Rupert Myers believes the Conservatives will only use Boris Johnson at the start of their general election campaign

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jeremy Corbyn 'stunned many people' with election speech, says Jim Fitzpatrick MP

Labour MP who voted against election says Jeremy Corbyn can punish Theresa May

Labour MP who voted against election says Corbyn can punish Theresa May

The Labour MP for Poplar and Limehouse spoke to Sam Delaney about Corbyn's keynote election speech

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

'Theresa May should have said she's calling an election because she thinks she'll win', says the SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants unanimous backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP's John Nicolson

If Theresa May wants total backing she should move to North Korea, says SNP MP

Theresa May has called a snap general election, but the SNP's John Nicolson thinks she should have announced it slightly differently

Early election: 'Theresa May personally wants a strong mandate for Brexit', says Iain Duncan Smith

Early election will kill off any talk of second Brexit referendum, Iain Duncan Smith tells Remainers

Early election will kill off talk of new referendum, says Iain Duncan Smith

Duncan Smith says Remainers can finally stop moaning once Theresa May gets clear majority

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Gender pay gap law: 'This will produce fake statistics and only appease those who promote victimhood culture', says journalist

Gender pay gap law: 'This will only produce fake statistics and promote victim culture', says journalist

Gender pay gap law: 'This will produce fake statistics', says journalist

All UK companies with more than 250 employees are now required to publish the average pay for men and women, in an attempt to close the gender pay gap

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

'Asking Jeremy Corbyn if he's going to resign due to polls is idiotic', says Novara Media

'Asking Jeremy Corbyn if he's going to resign due to poll ratings is idiotic' says supporter Aaron Bastani

'Asking Jeremy Corbyn if he's going to resign due to polls is idiotic'

Jeremy Corbyn became frustrated in an interview when he was asked about resigning due to the polls

'Jeremy Corbyn is down in the polls because his supporters are rude on social media', says media professor

Rude Jeremy Corbyn supporters are responsible for his disastrous poll ratings, says media professor

'Jeremy Corbyn is down in the polls because his supporters are rude online'

Jeremy Corbyn has claimed he is down in the polls because the media doesn't cover his policies, however professor Charlie Beckett believes it's not the media that's hurting his popularity

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK', says foreign affairs committee

Theresa May's Saudi Arabia visit is vital to UK interests, says foreign affairs committee chair

'Breaking our relationship with Saudi Arabia would damage the UK'

Crispin Blunt plays down human rights criticism in conversation with Sam Delaney

Easter egg row: 'This is an attempt to make people feel guilty about not going to church', says National Secular Society

Easter egg row is simply an attempt to make people feel guilty about not going to church, says National Secular Society

Easter egg row: 'This is an attempt to make people feel guilty about religion'

Cadbury and the National Trust have been criticised for promoting an egg hunt without using the word Easter

Monday, April 3, 2017

Monday, April 3, 2017

Croydon: 'The attackers are from a small toxic minority', says thinktank British Future

Croydon asylum seeker attackers 'represent a small toxic minority', says thinktank British Future

Croydon attackers 'represent a small toxic minority', says thinktank

British Future days we must show people that such attacks aren't acceptable

Friday, March 31, 2017

Friday, March 31, 2017

'Reducing the use of disposable coffee cups could lead to better housing and transport', says Natalie Bennett

Clamping down on disposable coffee cups could lead to better housing and transport, says Natalie Bennett

Disposable cup charges could bring better housing, says Natalie Bennett

Former Green party leader Natalie Bennett says charging people for disposable coffee cups will make the public think about the resources they are using

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thursday, March 30, 2017

Brexit: 'We'll get a back of a cigarette packet type deal', says political editor

Brexit: 'We'll get a back-of-a-fag-packet-type deal', says political editor

Brexit: 'We'll get a back-of-a-fag-packet-type deal', says political editor

Adam Bienkov tells Sam Delaney that the Brexit negotiations will start with the exit deal, pushing back the amount of time available to discuss a trade deal

Monday, March 27, 2017

Monday, March 27, 2017

'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too', says former counter-terrorism officer

WhatsApp terror row: 'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too'

'If security services can access encrypted messages, hackers can too'

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said intelligence services must be able to access relevant information on encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp, but some believe this would not be safe

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Westminster: 'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase', says the Ramadhan Foundation

Westminster: 'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase', says the Ramadhan Foundation

'Attacks on innocent Muslims are now likely to increase'

Chief executive of the Ramadhan Foundation Mohammed Shafiq says Muslims are standing up and speaking out about terrorism, but more needs to be done

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Westminster attack: 'The attacker ran towards Parliament holding a large kitchen knife above his head', says eyewitness

Westminster attack: 'Attacker ran towards Parliament holding a large kitchen knife above his head' says eyewitness

'Attacker ran towards Parliament holding large kitchen knife above his head'

Political editor of the Press Association Andrew Woodcock watched the incident unfold from his window

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