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Music from Martha Wainwright, Australian campaigner Grace Tame. Dame Kate Bingham former chair of the Vaccine Task Force.
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A live performance from Martha Wainwright who'll be talking to Emma Barnett about her first album in more than five years and going out on the road again. Ruth London from Fuel Poverty Action talks about the effect of energy price rises on women and children. And as Covid booster jabs are being offered across the UK this week and 12 to 15 year olds are receiving the vaccines at school we speak to Dame Kate Bingham She began the work when she who was appointed chair of the Vaccine Task Force at the beginning of the pandemic by Boris Johnson and reported directly to him. She's now returned to her day job as a venture capitalist investing in new drugs and talks talks to Emma about female leadership, the ethics of booster rollout and whether unvaccinated care-workers should be able to continue working. Plus we hear from Australian of the Year 2021, campaigner Grace Tame. A survivor of sexual abuse she fought to overturn the law in Tasmania which stopped people speaking out in their own name even if their attacker had been found guilty. Her latest campaign is to change Australia’s consent and grooming laws. Presenter Emma Barnett Producer Beverley Purcell Photo credit; Gaelle Leroyer