Watch the full interview with presenter Ian Axton and Cllr Matthew James, following the news he has resigned from the Conservative party in anger at David Cameron's policies. Cllr James will now sit on Torbay Council as an independent.
The interview is followed by a brief comment from our political correspondent Bob Constantine in Westminster:
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