This week, the Red Box podcast presents a special series of interviews with Parliamentary whips - both past and present - to discuss the inside workings of their unique job in Westminster.
Featuring Alistair Carmichael. At the beginning of the Liberal Democrat - Conservative coalition government in May 2010, Carmichael was appointed Deputy Chief Whip and Comptroller of the Household. Presented by Matt Chorley.
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