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In these tumultuous political times, does anyone know where it's all heading? Join Channel 4 News' Political Editor Gary Gibbon and guests as they thrash out the possibilities.

In these tumultuous political times, does anyone know where it's all heading? Join Channel 4 News' Political Editor Gary Gibbon and guests as they thrash out the possibilities.
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In these tumultuous political times, does anyone know where it's all heading? Join Channel 4 News' Political Editor Gary Gibbon and guests as they thrash out the possibilities.

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Episodes

Would Boris Johnson turn the Conservatives into a 'Brexit party?'

6/14/2019
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James Kirkup and Professor Tim Bale discuss the Conservative leadership race, Boris Johnson’s political evolution - and whether the Tory’s want to become ‘The Brexit Party’.

Duration:00:36:20

A Trump trade deal?

6/7/2019
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What did Gideon Rachman of the Financial Times and Professor John Bew - biographer of Attlee make of the week when President Trump came to town? Subscribe to Politics: Where Next? for more in-depth discussions every Friday.

Duration:00:38:00

After May, Boris? No Deal?

5/24/2019
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Stephen Bush, political editor of the New Statesman magazine and Paul Goodman, editor of the influential political website, Conservative Home, share their thoughts on what we're in for in the next few months.

Duration:00:30:29

Justice Secretary warns leadership contenders: lurch right and we split

5/17/2019
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In Gary Gibbon’s latest Politics: Where Next podcast, he talks to David Gauke MP, Secretary of State for Justice, on Brexit, where Boris Johnson may take the Tory Party and his U-turn nationalising management of offenders. We apologise for the problem with Gary's microphone.

Duration:00:35:48

'Britain crying out for leadership': Will the two big parties survive?

5/10/2019
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Chris Wilkins, Theresa May's former Head of Strategy at Number 10 and Matthew Taylor, Head of the Policy Unit for Tony Blair discuss whether the two big political parties are going to be able to survive the current political crisis.

Duration:00:40:26

Labour's Brexit Battle

5/3/2019
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Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office, Jon Trickett talks to Gary Gibbon about the plausibility of a Labour-Conservative deal, the prospect of a second referendum and how Brexit is really affecting his Yorkshire constituents.

Duration:00:28:50

Tech's impact on politics post-Brexit: a darker world or a force for good?

4/12/2019
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This week's podcast takes a step back from the never-ending Brexit battles to look at where new technologies are taking politics here and across the world. Jamie Susskind is the author of ‘Future Politics’, which looks at the impact of tech on our politics. Giuliano de Empoli is the author of ‘Engineers of Chaos’, which discusses the populist masterminds who have bent technology to their own benefit in Europe and beyond. Subscribe for more episodes every Friday. We're taking a break for...

Duration:00:39:28

The UK’s ‘man at the EU’ on the Brexit saga - and the threat of no deal

4/5/2019
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In Gary Gibbon’s latest Politics: Where Next podcast, he talks to Sir Ivan Rogers - formerly our man at the EU. He was the British diplomatic service’s top EU expert - let go effectively by Theresa May just as the Brexit negotiations were getting under way. Sir Ivan Rogers served as the UK Representative to the EU under David Cameron and Theresa May. He resigned in January 2017 - it’s been said he sensed his advice wasn't wanted.

Duration:00:32:39

How to solve the Brexit hangover? - with Ken Clarke

3/29/2019
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Speaking ahead of Friday's vote, Father of the House of Commons Ken Clarke discusses his customs union amendment and where next for the Government and Tory party. Subscribe for more episodes every Friday. Producer: Sarah Gough.

Duration:00:30:43

‘The Brexit Revolution’ - with MPs Tom Tugendhat and Lisa Nandy

3/22/2019
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Conservative Tom Tugendhat and Labour’s Lisa Nandy discuss the revolutionary qualities of Brexit - and how it could change the UK’s political system forever.

Duration:00:40:52

Jess Phillips and Nick Boles talk hot coals and Brextension

3/15/2019
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In the week of one meaningful vote and two indicative votes, Jess Phillips and Nick Boles get together with Gary Gibbon for the first time after *that* "irresistible" comment to bash out what might be happening with Brexit. Subscribe to Politics: Where Next? for new episodes every Friday. Producer: Sarah Gough.

Duration:00:37:45

Brexit vs the world: Is Britain too self-obsessed?

3/8/2019
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As the Brexit process treads water, we've decided to stand back and ask: does Brexit matter in the big scheme of things? Is it virtually irrelevant beside the forces that are shaping our changing world? Gary chats to Peter Frankopan, Oxford professor of global history and author of the best-selling The Silk Roads and The New Silk Roads. Subscribe to Politics: Where Next? for new episodes every Friday. Producer: Sarah Gough

Duration:00:36:22

Theresa May’s former joint chief of staff Nick Timothy on Brexit and his alleged ‘reign of terror'

3/1/2019
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In his first broadcast interview since losing his job Nick Timothy - Theresa May’s former joint chief of staff - discusses Brexit, his alleged ‘reign of terror’ - and the mistakes around the 2017 snap election that ultimately cost him his job.

Duration:00:35:28

Will defecting MPs fall or fly?

2/22/2019
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Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable and godfather of New Labour Lord Mandelson discuss the new Independent Group - and whether it can possibly be a success.

Duration:00:31:02

What does the world think of Brexit Britain?

2/15/2019
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From Continental Europe to the USA - Gary Gibbon and his guests discuss the international view of Brexit - and what our imminent departure from the EU could mean for how the world sees Britain for years to come. This week Gary is joined by two experts in foreign policy: Hans Kundnani, a Senior Research Fellow at Chatham House - and Jeremy Shapiro, a Research Director at the European Council on Foreign Relations, and a former State Department aide to Barack Obama.

Duration:00:35:00

Will there be a new political party in Britain after Brexit?

2/8/2019
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Two former Number 10 advisers chat to Gary Gibbon about the likelihood of a new centrist party, what Brexit tells us about voter behaviour and where that will take our politics. Pollster Andrew Cooper worked on two referendums with varying success - for Remain in 2016 and more successfully for the NO campaign in Scotland's referendum in 2014. Gavin Kelly worked for Gordon Brown at the Treasury and at Number 10 - he's now Chief Executive of the Resolution Trust. Subscribe to Politics: Where...

Duration:00:30:07

Inside David Davis' office - with Caroline Flint

2/1/2019
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After Theresa May's change of direction on the withdrawal agreement, Gary takes Labour MP Caroline Flint up a winding staircase in Parliament to find the hidden away office of former Brexit Secretary David Davis.

Duration:00:37:56

The Labour Party: Brexit and into government - with Len McCluskey

1/25/2019
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Union leaders headed into Number 10 this week as Theresa May's cross-party Brexit talks continued. Gary grabbed half an hour with the man of the moment Len McCluskey and picked his brains over Labour's Brexit strategy and what a Corbyn government could look like.

Duration:00:28:43

Salvaging or squandering Brexit

1/18/2019
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Extraordinary times. Two votes this week, one question remains: where next for Brexit? Gary talks to former Tory minister George Bridges in his first long-form interview since standing down at the snap election, and is expecting former Brexit secretary David Davis to pop in for a chat, if he can wriggle free from the Prime Minister's office. Subscribe to Politics: Where Next? for more episodes every Friday. Leave us a rating and a review if you're enjoying the podcast.

Duration:00:26:59

Brexit: Is it really an uncivil war?

1/11/2019
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Labour MP Liz Kendall and former Conservative Culture Secretary Ed Vaizey talk to Gary for this week's episode about whether cross-party unity will influence how Brexit unfolds after next week's vote. We apologise for slight technical issue with Gary's microphone in this episode.

Duration:00:36:24