Five British MPs will join LBC next week to guest-present the station’s mid-morning programme.
Anna Soubry, Emily Thornberry, Jess Phillips, David Lammy and Tom Watson will each host one of the 10am to 1pm slots between Monday 18th and Friday 22nd February, while regular presenter James O’Brien is on holiday.
Emily Thornberry, Jess Phillips and David Lammy will all make their radio-presenting debut on LBC, while Tom Watson has already presented a number of shows in the past months.
James Rea, LBC’s managing editor, said: “LBC has a 46-year history of giving our audience direct access to senior figures from across the political spectrum. At such a crucial time in British history, the time is right to welcome five leading politicians to LBC, as they tackle the biggest stories of the moment with our 2.2 million weekly listeners.”
LBC schedule, Monday 18 th to Friday 22 nd February, 10am to 1pm:
Monday 18th February: David Lammy, MP for Tottenham
Tuesday 19th February: Emily Thornberry, MP for Islington South & Finsbury and Shadow Foreign & Commonwealth Secretary
Wednesday 20th February: Tom Watson, Deputy leader of Labour party, Shadow Culture Secretary and MP for West Bromwich East
Thursday 21st February: Anna Soubry, MP for Broxtowe
Friday 22nd February: Jess Phillips, MP for Birmingham Yardley