Alistair James Hendrie Burt MP is a British politician who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for North East Bedfordshire since 2001. He was previously MP for his native Bury North in Greater Manchester from 1983 until 1997.
U.S. Presidential candidate Cory Booker joins Christiane Amanpour in New York to talk climate, his childhood and the 2020 presidential race. Former Conservative Party MP Alistair Burt discusses the recent Brexit developments and Yascha Mounk, Associate Professor at Johns Hopkins University, reflects on their wider implications for British democracy. Our Walter Isaacson is joined by Linda Villarosa, Contributing Writer at the New York Times Magazine, to talk about the Times' 1619 Project. via Knit
Former UK minister for the Middle East Alistair Burt and Deputy Director-General of the International Institute for Strategic Studies join Christiane Amanpour in London to discuss U.S.-Iran tensions. Then, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician David Crosby reflects on his life and legacy. Finally, Jamil Jivani, author of "Why Young Men", tells our Michel Martin about how he escaped the prospect of a life of crime and gang violence to study at Yale Law School. via Knit
Joining Iain Dale on Cross Question this week are Alistair Burt, Former Foreign Office Minister & Conservative MP for North East Bedfordshire; Layla Moran, Liberal Democrat MP for Oxford West and Abingdon; Stephen Pound, Shadow Northern Ireland Minister & Labour MP for Ealing North and Natalie Bennett, Former Leader of the Green Party.
Betsy Southerland, a former EPA staffer joins Christiane Amanpour to talk about the state of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under Scott Pruitt as hundreds of fellow staffers leave. What happens now the U.S. has pulled out of the Iran Nuclear deal? Alistair Burt, the UK Minister for State for the Middle East discusses how members of the JCPOA move forward. via Knit