Former young politician takes to the airwaves for talk show

Joseph Hayat. EMN-150806-154423001
Joseph Hayat. EMN-150806-154423001

Former St George’s Academy student and Member of the UK’s Youth Parliament for Sleaford and North Hykeham is set for the launch of his debut radio show this coming Sunday.

Joseph Hayat, from Sleaford made regular appearances on radio and TV as a result of his campaigns and also became a social entrepreneur setting up his own air travel booking service.

Known for his ambition and political activism, Joseph is now pursuing a career in media, Joseph has presented for Channel 4 and Russia Today as well as appearing frequently as a guest on the likes of Sky News and a variety of the BBC’s radio and TV programmes.

His weekly live show Straight Talk launches this coming Sunday for two hours from 3pm on Climax Radio transmitting globally for free via

Straight Talk will discuss the main news topics of the week nationally with Hayat debating his views with co-host Salma Ashraf Hayat before opening the show up for listener calls, texts and tweets.

He describes his new show as, “an equal opportunity for people to have their say in the big debate, to express their views and debate it out.”