Lord Owen speaks to the Planet Normal podcast of the UK’s Daily Telegraph (22 April 2021). In a wide-ranging interview, he discusses the Government’s response to Covid, the various lobbying scandals and the wisdom of proper Cabinet Government. In particular, in the wake of the death of Shirley Williams he talks of the ‘What ifs’ of history if she had become, as he wished, leader of the Social Democratic Party in the 1980s.
Lord Owen’s interview begins approx 26’07”. His comments on Shirley Williams begin approx 39’04”. Total duration 18 minutes.