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Top political commentators reflect on the week's political events in discussion with MPs, Peers and others.

Top political commentators reflect on the week's political events in discussion with MPs, Peers and others.
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London, United Kingdom

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BBC

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Top political commentators reflect on the week's political events in discussion with MPs, Peers and others.

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English


Episodes

10/11/2018

11/10/2018
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Steve Richards chairs a discussion with George Parker FT Helen Lewis New Statesman and Peter Oborne Daily Mail on how near we to a Brexit deal. The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:26

03/11/2018

11/3/2018
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Sam Coates of The Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster. To what extent do the austerity measures taken by George Osborne in 2010 impact on this week's budget? Why has the Labour front bench accepted the chancellor's tax cuts? And the "meaningful" vote on a Brexit deal - what lies in store? The Editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:04

27/10/2018

10/27/2018
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Isabel Hardman of The Spectator consults Tory MPs about the Prime Minister's progress. She hears why British politicians are beating a path to Michel Barnier's door. And why local councils say they really do need help from next week's Budget. Plus some first-hand views of Saudi Arabia. Editor: Peter Mulligan

Duration:00:28:11

20/10/2018

10/20/2018
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George Parker of the Financial Times looks behind the scenes at Westminster. Sir Nick Clegg explains his imminent move to Facebook in California; Sir Bernard Jenkin and Lord Word discuss recent attacks on civil service impartiality; Conservative MP Sir Christopher Chope and Labour MP Seema Malhotra, members of the Brexit Select Committee, on how they think Brexit legislation will progress through parliament; and Katie Perrior, former director of communications at Downing St, talks on the...

Duration:00:28:24

13/10/2018

10/13/2018
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Tom Newton Dunn of The Sun examines the prospects of a second Brexit referendum. He asks why a website is taking the information war to Russia. And he hears a personal story from the Health Secretary about dyslexia. The Editor is Peter Mulligan.

Duration:00:28:20

15/09/2018

9/15/2018
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Paul Waugh of HuffPost asks if Boris Johnson has blown his chances of ever becoming Tory leader after recent controversies. What's it like to be seen as a challenger to the Prime Minister? And what chance a new political party of the centre? Editor: Peter Mulligan.

Duration:00:28:07

08/09/2018

9/8/2018
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Anne McElvoy of the Economist looks behind the scenes at Westminster. The editor is Marie Jessel.

Duration:00:28:20