Episode 5

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Duration: 30 minutes

With Nicola Murray and Peter Mannion on the back foot after the unravelling of the key worker housing sell-off policy, both government and opposition scramble for the moral high ground while the dirty floodwater of scandal laps around their toes. Several people are even calling for some sort of inquiry.

Everyone wants to spin their own version of the story, by fair means or foul. But with more fingers being pointed, the scandal gets even bigger, threatening to implicate everybody.

Meanwhile, in amongst it all, the department is trying to somehow launch the new Carers Pass.


Nicola Murray
Rebecca Front
Helen Hatley
Rebecca Gethings
Peter Mannion
Roger Allam
Emma Messinger
Olivia Poulet
Stewart Pearson
Vincent Franklin
Adam Kenyon
Ben Willbond
Terri Coverley
Joanna Scanlan
Mr Chop
Michael Colgan
Mandeep Dhillon
Malcolm Tucker
Peter Capaldi
Dan Miller
Tony Gardner
Oliver Reeder
Chris Addison
Samantha Harrington
Chris Addison
Executive Producer
Armando Iannucci
Adam Tandy
Simon Blackwell
Dan Gaster
David Quantick
Tony Roche


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