Who’s next to Mick Lynch for Question Time tonight?

The RMT General Secretary will be joined by Conservative MPs Rachael MacLean and Labor MPs Nick Thomas-Symonds at Question Time

RMT General Secretary Mick Lynch has made quite a name for himself over the past few days.

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As the rail strikes continue, Mr Lynch will engage with other panelists and questions from the audience.

But who else is on the panel and when is it on TV?

Who’s in Question Time this week?

Lynch me

RMT General Secretary Mich Lynch will appear on BBC Question Time to answer questions about the ongoing rail strikes. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Mick Lynch has become a household name after making media rounds during the rail strikes.

Mr Lynch has been permanent general secretary of the RMT Union since May 2021 but has been a loyal unionist throughout his career.

After working in the rail industry for almost 30 years, he became active in RMT Union after joining Eurostar in 1993.

Rachel MacLean

Rachel MacLean is the Conservative MP for Redditch, a role she has held since 2017.

Ms MacLean also served as Parliamentary Private Secretary to former Chancellor Sajid Javid from September 2019 to February 2020.

Nick Thomas Symonds

Nick Thomas-Symonds will appear on Question Time tonight. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Nick Thomas-Symonds is the Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade and a Labor MP for Torfaen.

Mr Thomas-Symonds has been an MP since 2015 and was appointed Shadow International Trade Secretary in 2021.

Before becoming a politician, he worked as a lawyer.

Ben Habib

Ben Habib attends Question Time in Stratford-upon-Avon. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Ben Habib is a British businessman and former Member of the European Parliament.

The businessman represented the Brexit Party in the European Parliament, having previously been a member of the Conservative Party.

Mr. Habib is also Chief Executive of commercial real estate investment company First Property Group.

Anne Boden

Anne Boden, CEO of Starling Bank, gets a barbecue at Question Time. (Image credit: Getty Images)

Anne Boden is the founder and CEO of mobile-only banking platform Starling Bank.

Ms. Boden is well versed in the banking industry having previously worked at institutions such as Lloyds Banking Group and Standard Chartered.

In 2018 she received an MBE for services to FinTech and in 2020 Ms Boden became an Advisor to the Government’s Board of Trade.

What will be discussed at Question Time?

The strikes have seen services reduced to just around 10% of scheduled departures from UK stations as railway workers stage industrial disputes over pay.

Around 40,000 employees took part in the strike.

Other issues likely to be debated include the current cost of living crisis and rising inflation.

Where is Question Time held?

The weekly panel discussion show moves from location to location each week.

This week the show will air from Stratford-upon-Avon.

When is Question Time on TV?

Question Time airs at 10:40pm after the 10am news on BBC One.

How can I watch Question Time?

You can watch Question Time live on television.

It can also be viewed live on BBC iPlayer and can be caught up shortly after the live broadcast.

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Hung is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Hung joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: hung@interreviewed.com.

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