Episode Info: Nicola and Peter Mannion go head to head on Richard Bacons Radio 5 phone-in show. Nicola does not do well with her idea of "being inspired out of poverty" and Mannion, despite Phils sycophantic praise, fares no better. Tucker and Pearson, listening in, decide they must come to the rescue of their charges and, after exchanging insults and blackmail threats regarding members of the others party, come to see that they have a lot in common. Emma meanwhile dumps Ollie.
Set in the corridors of power and spin, the Minister for Social Affairs is continually harassed by Number 10s policy enforcer and dependent on his not-so-reliable team of civil servants. .